The Refuge Center for Counseling Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

The Refuge Center for Counseling Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

FRANKLIN, TN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Refuge Center for Counseling of Franklin, TN.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
The Refuge Center for Counseling joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to offer affordable professional counseling services in order to empower, educate and support individuals, couples and families in need,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2005, The Refuge Center for Counseling ( was founded on the belief that everyone, regardless of income level, deserves a chance to improve their life and find hope and healing through counseling.

To learn more about The Refuge Center for Counseling and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.