The Office of Residential Licensing Unit is responsible for the
Monitors and license residential child care facilities (child care
facilities, group homes, and shelters and child placing agencies for
compliance with minimum standards).
Completes site visits to verify compliance with Minimum Standards for
Child Care Facilities, Minimum Standards for Child Placing Agencies,
Minimum Standards for Foster Family Homes, and Therapeutic Foster Care
Coordinates the Rapid Response Team (RRT) to conduct investigation of
concerns, allegations, or complaints of providers.
Provides consultation to prospective and existing child care providers.
Provides support services and technical assistance to county and State
Department of Human Resources staff.
Interprets Minimum Standards for child care facilities and child placing
Enter and update provider information in the Family, Adult and Child
Tracking System (FACTS)
Phone: (334) 242-1650
Fax: (334) 353-2693
Therapeutic Foster Care Manual
Minimum Standards for Child-Placing Agencies
Minimum Standards for Foster Family Homes
Minimum Standards for Residential Child Care Facilities