Peabody Resident Services Earns CARF International Accreditation

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BRAINTREE, MA, ISSUED JANUARY 8, 2024… Peabody Resident Services, an affiliate of the Peabody Companies, a group of award-winning property management and real estate firms, has received Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International Accreditation for Supportive Living Services for a three-year period through November 30, 2026, for its Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) Homecare Program.


The high-level achievement follows a recent two-day on-site survey of the GAFC Homecare Program and recognizes Peabody Resident Services’ commitment to excellence in improving the quality of the lives of the people it serves.


One of the first programs of its kind developed by a property management firm, Peabody Resident Services was established in recognition of a commitment to resident services as a unique area of expertise within the field of property management and integral to creating thriving communities.  Peabody Resident Services strives to enrich the lives of all residents and make their homes truly special places to live, regardless of age or background.


Peabody Resident Services program offerings include GAFC Homecare Programs, Educational Opportunities, Cultural Enrichment, Wellness Programs, Recreational Activities, Artistic Pursuits, and Youth Engagement.


CARF is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services, enhancing the lives of persons served worldwide. CARF accreditation has been considered the benchmark of quality health and human services for more than 50 years. Accreditation is an ongoing process that distinguishes a provider’s service delivery and signals a dedication to continuous performance improvement, responsiveness to feedback, and accountability to the community and stakeholders.


“Our team takes great pride in earning this achievement and stands committed to providing the excellent care that has become a hallmark of our GAFC Homecare Program,” said Doreen Bushashia, president of Peabody Resident Services, Inc. 


About The Peabody Companies

Headquartered at 536 Granite Street, Braintree, Massachusetts, The Peabody Companies and its affiliates – Peabody Properties, Peabody Resident Services, Peabody Supportive Housing, Peabody Real Estate, and Peabody Miami – represent a legacy of excellence in the real estate sector. Founded in 1976 and led by Karen Fish-Will and Melissa Fish-Crane, this full-service, award-winning real estate firm is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) that oversees more than 14,650 housing units across New England, with additional properties in New Jersey and Florida.


Peabody Properties, a cornerstone of the group, specializes in property management, demonstrating a remarkable blend of quality service and expertise. Peabody Resident Services, a unique arm of the company, underscores a deep commitment to enhancing resident experiences by focusing exclusively on developing supportive services and programs for affordable housing communities.



As a Women Business Enterprise (WBE), certified by the Massachusetts State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA), The Peabody Companies has been recognized for its dedication to diversity and inclusion. This commitment is further evidenced by their ranking on the 2023 National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100 List and their repeated recognition as a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2023.



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