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Foster Care Licensing Licensing Division Updates

Licensing Division Updates

Emergency Over Capacity Exception Procedures​

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions​​ *Updated 03/2022
Licensing Division Contacts

Background Checks Information​

Nationwide CAN Links Document​  *Updated 01/2022

DCF Fingerprint Locations and Contact Information​ *Updated 01/2022 - Now able to book appointments online by opening the documenting and using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge!

Required Background Checks by Program Type Prior to Start Information​ *New 12/2021

Provider Inquiry

Opening a Congregate Care Facility - *Updated 03/2022 - Prior to submitting an application for licensure of a Congregate Care Facility (group home, residential center, etc.) attendance of Orientation is required.  Email: to schedule an Orientation Program.   The below link will provide a preview of the required Orientation Program. - Congregate Care Orientation Presentation​

Additional Information

Safe Sleep Information - US Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health​  

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