To become licensed as an adult foster care provider the applicant must meet minimum licensing standards:

  • Reside in the county in a home that meets fire safety code
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Allow the county or state to complete a criminal history background check on all household members who are 13 years of age or older
  • Applicants must provide three positive references
  • Applicants must have bedroom space for resident(s) and have an approved fire inspection
  • A completed home study of the family
  • Meet the required training hours annually