Since 1951, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) has been widely known as a trusted network of non-profit organizations serving the needs of people living within the United States. Recognizing the significant contribution the NFCC and its members have made in improving the financial well-being of millions of consumers south of the border, the Credit Counselling Society joined the NFCC in 2017 as the first organization to become approved as an International Affiliate.
As part of the Credit Counselling Society’s desire to continually find ways to serve Canadian consumers better, it sees its relationship with the NFCC as an opportunity to gain valuable insights and share best practices to better serve Canadians in need.
As a new International Affiliate, the Credit Counselling Society will maintain accreditation by the Council on Accreditation, Inc. (COA). COA is an independent third-party, not-for-profit accrediting organization that has reviewed more than 1,500 social service programs in the United States and Canada to ensure compliance with rigorous best-practice standards. All NFCC international affiliate agencies must be re-accredited by COA every four years in countries where such accreditation is available.