Does the organization have a 501c3?
What does the leadership of your board consist of (i.e., persons in recovery, allies, etc.)?
What is the organizations Vision and Mission statement? Where is it located?
Is community involvement evident of community involvement of community needs? (This would be evident of a website that engages local community in recovery or a strategic plan that includes community input)
Do you have a variety of people/organizations involved in the development process? What are the methods employed to show active participation by ALL members of the community in the decision-making process (i.e., Visioning meetings, quarterly community input, staff input)? Are there minutes from these forms of input?
What are the peer services your organization provides?
Is RCO inclusive of ALL Pathways towards recovery?
How is this evident?
What systems are enacted that show a culturally informed plan to diminish inequity in your RCO?
How does your RCO reflect recovery-friendly language in its website, materials, and other online platforms?
How is this monitored?
Where is the code of ethics posted?
Are the grievance procedures easily accessible to service recipients and stakeholders of RCO?