Key Takeaways

  • NISC is setting the standard for the future of senior centers nationwide.

  • Gaining accreditation allows your center to receive recognition for meeting its mission, compliance with national standards, assures clients, and makes your center a viable, fundable, and qualified provider.

  • Learn more about the first steps in accreditation, including downloading our Accreditation Workbook and Self-Assessment.

NCOA's National Institute of Senior Centers is setting the standard and quality of centers nationwide. As the nation's only accreditation program, these standards serve as a guide for all senior centers to improve their operations today—and position themselves for the future.

Want to learn more about National Senior Center Accreditation? This presentation provides an overview of the accreditation standards, and explains why accreditation is so valuable to senior centers nationwide. Have questions, or need help to get started? Please contact us at