What is the application process?
If you have decided to provide traditional Adult Foster Care:
  • Complete the licensing application packet
  • Contact the licensing worker at 651-385-3232
  • DHS makes the final licensing decision
  • Fire inspection
  • Home study
  • Orientation and Vulnerable Adult Act training must be completed
  • Recommendation to DHS for licensing

    The application process generally takes 4 months to 6 months.

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    1. What is adult foster care?
    2. What types of adult foster care are there?
    3. What are the licensing requirements for adult foster care?
    4. What is the application process?
    5. How are providers paid?
    6. What kind of clients will I get?
    7. What is the role of the licensor?
    8. What types of supports are available to adult foster care providers?
    9. What are the training requirements for foster care providers?
    10. Am I responsible for residents’ medical bills?