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Children's Residential Facilities Licensing Information

The Department of Human Services and the Department of Corrections were directed to jointly, with a stakeholder Advisory Committee, develop and promulgate consistent secure and non-secure "licensing" and "program" standards that would enable juvenile facilities to provide appropriate services to juveniles with single or multiple problems who were in out-of-home placement programs. As a result the "Umbrella Rule, Chapter 2960" was officially promulgated in 2004.

Children's Facilities Inspection Reports

Application for Licensure

Screening Tools

Training

Licensing Rule  (Link to revisor's office)

2960 - Inspection Foster Care Checklist 

DHS/DOC Juvenile Out-of-Home Placement Licensing Standards - pdf format

Frequently Asked Questions -pdf format

Critical Incident Reporting Form -pdf format

Attempted Suicide/Suicide/Non-Death Suicide Death Survey Form -pdf format

DOC Inspection Checklist (print with colored printer)

For questions and clarifications on the Childrens Residential Facility rule, (formerly the Umbrella rule), please contact your DOC or DHS licensor.


Out of State Juvenile Facilities Certified by the MN DHS Chapter Rule 2960   as of 04/10/2017

Facility Name Address Telephone Certification Holder Gender Bed Type
Benchmark Behavioral Health Systems 592 W 1350 South, Woods Cross, UT 84087 801-299-5300 United Health Systems, Inc. Male Secure residential
Clarinda Academy 1820 N 16th Street, Clarinda, IA 51632 712-542-3103 Clarinda Youth Corporation Coed Non-secure residential
Forest Ridge Youth Services 200 Sixth Street, Gruver, IA 51334 712-362-5231 Forest Ridge Youth Services Coed Non-secure detention
Female Non-secure residential
Homme Youth and Family Programs 18105 W Hemlock Road, Wittenberg, WI 54499 715-253-2116 Luthern Social Services of WI and Upper MI, Inc. Coed Non-secure residential
McCrossan Boys Ranch 47135 260th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57107 605-339-1203 McCrossan Boys Ranch Male Non-secure residential
T.C. Harris School 3700 Rome Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905 765-448-4220 Indiana Developmental Training Center Coed Non-secure residential
Coed Secure residential
Woodward Academy 1251 334th Street, Woodward, IA 50276 515-438-3481 Woodward Academy Male Non-secure residential

Out of State Juvenile Facilities Certified by the MN DHS Chapter Rule 2960   as of 04/10/2017

Facility Name Address Telephone Certification Holder Gender Bed Type
Children's Home Society 801 N Sycamore, PO Box 1749, Sioux Falls, SD 57101 605-334-6004 Children's Home Society of South Dakota Coed Non-secure residential
Eau Claire Academy 550 N Dewey Street, PO Box 1168, Eau Claire, WI 54703 715-834-6681 Eau Claire Academy of Wisconsin Coed Non-secure residential
Milwaukee Academy 9501 Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226 414-257-3141 Milwaukee Academy Female Non-secure residential
Summit Oaks Center 621 E Presentation Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605-357-0130 Luthern Social Services of South Dakota Coed Non-secure residential
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