About Us

About us

The Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF) is a not for profit Ontario registered organization that has been in operation for 36 years. The CACCF promotes, certifies and monitors the competency of addiction specific counsellors in Canada using current and effective practices, which are internationally recognized.  We certify thousands of Addiction Counsellors across Canada. The CACCF is Internationally recognized as the gold standard provider in addiction credentialing both in Canada and on the International stage.  We follow best practices related to the issuance of addiction credentialing as clinically researched and confirmed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium. Our mandate is to protect the public. The certifications CACCF issues along with  our professional conduct review process provide public protection for counsellors, employers, regulatory agencies, clients and their families