License & Accreditation

Edgewood, licensed through the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA), is a member in good standing with the National Association of Addiction Treatment Provider (NAATP) and is accredited through CARF.

Edgewood has received credentials from the Commission on Accreditation o Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) since 2000 and has been certified for:

  • Case Management/Services Coordination: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adult)
  • Detoxification: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults)
  • Inpatient Treatment Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults)


Founded in 1966, this accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their clinical programs and services.

Their accreditation process involves a rigorous peer review and demonstration that programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable, and accountable. Accreditation indicates the highest level of quality for an organization and shows substantial conformance to CARF standards.

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Safety precautions against COVID-19

COVID-19 should not prevent someone from being able to receive life-saving addiction and mental health treatment. Rest assured that we are taking every step possible to protect our current patient population from contracting the infection.

Our facilities have policies and protocols in place to protect patients, including screening new patients, limiting visitors, and moving aftercare groups to online meetings.

Continue to our action plan to see what we are doing to protect our patients from COVID-19.