Licenses and Certifications

Qualified Vendor with DES/DDD

Civitan Foundation, Inc. is a DES/DDD (Department of Developmental Disabilities) Qualified Vendor. We are licensed to provide DTA, DTS, GSE, CBE, ISE, Pre-ETS, HAH, ATC and RSP programs and services.

Licensed Culinary Kitchen

Permit from the Environmental Services Dept., Maricopa County for Food Processor, Food Catering and E&D.

Staff Certifications

Civitan Foundation, Inc. staff are required to complete specialized training prior to employment, based on the Department of Economic Security/Division of Developmental Disabilities requirements.
All employees must receive:

  • • Complete and maintain Article IX training related to the rights of people with disabilities
  • • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • • Complete and maintain current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • • Complete and maintain other appropriate training including Prevention & Supports, Medication training, Disability Awareness, as required per employee’s specific position

Organization Compliance

All certifications are kept current and regular audits are performed to verify compliance.

Organization ADA Statement

Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (respectively “Title VI” and “Title VII”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Civitan Foundation, Inc. prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities or employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability. Civitan Foundation, Inc. must make a reasonable accommodation to allow a person with a disability to take part in a program, service, or activity. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For example, this means that if necessary, Civitan Foundation, Inc. must provide sign language interpreters for people who are deaf, a wheelchair accessible location, or enlarged print materials. It also means that Civitan Foundation, Inc. will take any other reasonable action that allows you to take part in and understand a program or activity, including making reasonable changes to an activity. If you believe that you will not be able to understand or take part in a program or activity because of your disability, please let us know of your disability needs in advance if at all possible. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy please contact: Melissa Stephens at or 602-953-2944. Para obtener este documento en otro formato u obtener información adicional sobre esta política,Melissa Stephens at or 602-953-2944.