08/06/2013 (press release: cenikor) // Houston, TX, USA // Eric Goins
Cenikor Foundation – a leading national non-profit organization that is committed to helping people deal with behavioral health issues and addictions by providing a full continuum of care to the communities we serve –received Charity Navigator’s third consecutive 4-star rating for its commitment to accountability and transparency and efficient financial performance.
Charity Navigator, America’s leading independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability and Transparency of 6,000 of America’s largest charities. Receiving a perfect 4-star rating indicates that Cenikor is among the best of America’s efficient charities and demonstrates a strong commitment to good governance, best practices and openness with information.
“Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that our Foundation consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way and adheres to good governance and other best practices that promote and ensure ethical and transparent business dealings,” stated Cenikor President and CEO Bill Bailey. “This is great news for our dedicated staff, our clients and our organizational partners, as it demonstrates the care with which we manage our financial resources and focus on excellent client service levels.”
“We are proud to announce Cenikor Foundation has earned our third consecutive 4-star rating,” said Ken Berger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Charity Navigator, in a letter to Cenikor. “Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that your organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.”
Cenikor Foundation is one of the oldest and most successful substance abuse treatment centers in the nation with services throughout Texas and Louisiana. Since 1967, Cenikor has expanded to assist approximately 1,000 people a week achieve better health and better lives. The Foundation has a variety of programs including short-term and long-term inpatient programs, detoxification, outpatient and intensive outpatient services. Cenikor also provides adolescent short-term inpatient treatment, outpatient and intensive outpatient care. For more information about Cenikor and the services they provide please visit www.cenikor.org or call 888-236-4567.
About Charity Navigator: Charity Navigator is an independent, non-profit organization that evaluates American charities, with the stated goal to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health and performance of America’s charities. Their evaluation system rates nonprofits between zero and four stars, enabling millions of donors and interested public to access relevant information before they make a donation or further interact with a charity. For more information about Charity Navigator, please visit www.charitynavigator.org.