Awards & Accreditations

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) is a registered charity and is also Europe’s largest counselling and psychotherapy organisation with over 37,000 individual and organisational members.

BACP has a strong public commitment to high practice standards and public protection with all members undergoing a vetting procedure to ensure they hold appropriate qualifications and training. BACP’s Ethical Framework, its Professional Code of Conduct and its accreditation standards are widely accepted as models of best practice.

Savana is an organisational member of the BACP with accreditation for the counselling service and we work to their Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professionals. Our reference number is 100324.

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a national charity and the umbrella body for our network of independent member Rape Crisis organisations.

We are members of Rape Crisis England and Wales and we work to their standards.

The Survivors Trust has over 130 member agencies which provide support for women, men and children who are survivors of rape, sexual violence or childhood sexual abuse.

We first gained the Survivors Trust standards in 2013 and continue to work to their standards.

Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management. With a community across 75 countries worldwide, successful accreditation against the Investors in People Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustainability.

At the heart of Investors in People is a simple assessment framework which reflects the best practices in high performance working.

We are proud to have gained our accreditation and are committed to investing in our people.

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities.

It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of the Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.

We gained the award in 2013, a wonderful testament to the hard work and impact of all at Savana.