The Columbus Organization was formed in 1984. Its founding mission was to make a difference in the lives of people with special needs and its guiding principle has been to provide high-quality services in a manner that maintains the dignity and privacy of the consumers and families served.
Columbus is the nation’s leading provider of on-site professional staffing and consultative services, focusing exclusively on agencies that serve individuals with special needs. Since 1984, Columbus has assisted more than 140 state and local agencies in over 40 states and the District of Columbia to help solve staffing and programmatic problems. Many of these agencies faced challenging regulatory, certification, and litigation issues. In every instance, Columbus achieved positive outcomes. Columbus is an organization of professionals who have extensive expertise in clinical practice, recruiting professional staff, clinical research, staff training, forensic issues, litigation issues, and developing policies and procedures for agencies servicing individuals with special needs. Columbus has designed high-quality services that meet and exceed customers’ expectations, achieving improved outcomes within identified timeframes and fiscal parameters.