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Children's Residential Facilities Licensing Information

The Department of Corrections is responsible for inspection and licensing of state and local correctional facilities including secure and nonsecure juvenile residential, detention and group homes. The DOC shares the licensing rule with the Department of Human Services.

Children's Facilities Inspection Reports

Application for Licensure

Screening Tools

Licensing Rule  (Link to Revisor's office)

2960 - Inspection Foster Care Checklist 

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

Frequently Asked Questions 

DOC Inspection Checklist (print with colored printer)

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

Out-of-state list
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