Asset-Based Accreditation


The Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS) is the only accrediting body in the US specifically for Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) and other programs offering addiction Peer Recovery Support Services (PRSS).

Our Mission

To Identify and support excellence in the delivery of peer recovery support services and other activities by Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) and qualifying programs.

Our History

This service is the culmination of years of work by recovery community advocates and allies who work every day to secure, promote and provide pathways to long-term recovery for millions of Americans, their families and their communities.


Our Approach


CAPRSS Newsletter – September 2021

September 7, 2021

September 2021 Digital Newsletter Now in its 32nd year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate improvements made by those who are managing other…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – August 2021

August 3, 2021

August 2021 Digital Newsletter Congratulations to The Rase Project on Reaccreditation! The RASE Project is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit, charitable organization. RASE is a Recovery Community Organization, which means that…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – July 2021

July 6, 2021

July 2021 Digital Newsletter Virtual Learning Community Join us on July 14th from 12pm – 1pm EST for our CAPRSS Virtual Learning Community. This month we welcome Jessica Parnell, Executive Director…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – June 2021

June 1, 2021

June 2021 Digital Newsletter Congrats Springs Recovery Connection! Springs Recovery Connection is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit recovery community organization. We are community-based citizens, in long term recovery, who want to educate, mentor,…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – May 2021

May 4, 2021

May 2021 Digital Newsletter Congrats USARA! USARA’s (Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness) mission is to connect and inspire communities to advocate for addiction recovery. We envision a Utah where…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – April 2021

April 6, 2021

April 2021 Digital Newsletter Virtual Learning Community Join us on April 14, 2021 at 12:00pm EDT for a webinar on Peer Leadership. This month we are fortunate to have Dillon…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – March 2021

March 2, 2021

March 2021 Digital Newsletter Virtual Learning Community Join us on March 10, 2021 at 12:00pm EDT for a webinar on Cultivating Recovery Culture. This month we will look at what…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – February 2021

February 2, 2021

February 2021 Digital Newsletter Welcome Revive Recovery! Revive Recovery is a non-profit, peer recovery support center. Our mission is to open doors and open minds for the recoverees in our community while…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – January 2021

January 5, 2021

January 2021 Digital Newsletter  Happy New Year! We made it through 2020 and have seen how organizations like yours have adapted to continue providing excellent services to those that need them.…

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CAPRSS Newsletter – December 2020

December 1, 2020

December 2020 Digital Newsletter Virtual Learning Community Join us on December 9, 2020 at 12:00pm EDT for a webinar on How to Celebrate Our Teams This month we will focus…

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Navigating COVID-19: CAPRSS conducts first virtual site visit

10/05/2020: During this time of national pandemic the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services is committed to supporting the health and well being of the accreditation candidates, site reviewers and all those providing and receiving PRSS.  We encourage all providers to follow guidelines and practices for keeping their communities safe and healthy.