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• The Legal Basis for Foster Home Licensing

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• CFC Frequently Asked Questions

• Foster Home Certification and Complaint Handling Training On-Line Registration

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• Contact Information for Foster Home Licensing PDF icon

• File a Complaint

• Online Complaint Form - Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing

• Contact Information for the Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing

• Coverage Map PDF icon

• Freedom of Information Act Requests


• Baby & Kid Product Recalls - Consumer Product Safety Commission

• Central Registry Clearance Request - DHS-1929

• Michigan Child Care Matters

• Foster Family Homes Technical Assistance Handbook, rev. 6-08 PDF icon

Rules & Statutes

• Licensing Rules for All Child Care Organizations

• Children's Product Safety Act, 2000 PA 219


• DHS-972 Relative Agreement for Placement and Licensure Rev 2/14

• Initial Foster/Adoption Home Evaluation - BCAL-3130 This form MUST be saved to your personal computer in order to do spell check and save inputted text.

• Child Welfare Licensing Form Request PDF icon

• North American Indian Tribal Affiliation Verification - BCAL-0120A PDF icon

• Special Investigation Report - BCAL-259 PDF icon

• Health History Record - OCAL-353 PDF icon

• Licensing Clearance Record Request - BCAL-1326-CWL PDF icon

• Children's Foster Home Rules Compliance Record - BCAL-3080 PDF icon

• Report of Actual or Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect - DHS-3200 PDF icon

• Child Information Record - BCAL-3731 PDF icon

• Child Information Record - BCAL-3731-AR (Arabic) PDF icon

• Documento de Información del Niño Estado de Michigan - BCAL-3731-SP PDF icon

• Foster Home Reference Questionnaire - OCAL-3739 PDF icon

• Medical Emergency Care Authorization - OCAL-3978 PDF icon

• Emergency Telephone Numbers - OCAL-4234 PDF icon

• Incident, Accident, Illness, Death or Fire Report - BCAL-4603 PDF icon

• Initial Relative Safety Screen - DHS-588 (Word)


• Regulation of Child Care Organizations Act 116 of 1973 - BCAL PUB-14 PDF icon

• Licensing Rules for Foster Family Homes and Foster Family Group Homes for Children - BCAL-PUB-10 PDF icon

• Good Moral Character - BCAL-PUB-673 PDF icon

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