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Licensing


Our mission is to insure protection to vulnerable adults and children who are receiving care from licensed agencies, facilities and homes as required by Act No. 116 of the Public Acts of 1973, as amended, Act No. 218 of the Public Acts of 1979 and other applicable laws.

The Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing conducts onsite evaluations to determine compliance with state law and licensing rules, consults with child welfare organization to improve the quality of service and investigates complaints alleging administrative rules or statute violations.
  • Adult Foster Care
    Licensing and regulation of family, small, large and congregate adult foster care homes, homes for the aged, and specialized programs for developmentally disabled and/or mentally ill individuals who reside in adult foster care homes.
  • Child Care
    Licensing and regulation of family and group child care homes and child care centers.
  • Child Welfare 
    Licensing and regulation of child caring institutions, child placing agencies, children's camps adult foster care camps and inspecting juvenile court-operated facilities.



Click here for: Licensing information for Adult Foster Care & Homes for the Aged.
Click here for: Licensing information for Child Care
Click here for: Licensing informations for Child Caring Institutions.
Click here for: Licensing information for Children's Foster Care.
Click here for: Licensing information for Child Placing Agencies.
Click here for: Licensing information for Juvenile Court Operated Facilities.
Click here for: Licensing information for Children's or Adult Foster Care Camps.



Licensing Quick Links
 •  Original License Application Packet
 •  Fingerprint Contact Information
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