Adult foster care licensing for new providers & licensees
Are you interested in becoming a licensed adult foster care provider in Cass, Crow Wing, Douglas, Morrison, Otter Tail, Todd, or Wadena county? We can help! Simply follow the steps below or contact a Sourcewell licensing specialist to get started.
The licensing process can take up to 90 to 120 days to complete.
Regional Family Adult Foster Care Conference
Connect and elevate best practices as a licensed family adult foster care program at this virtual conference. This conference is open to individuals that operate a family adult foster care license in the following counties: Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, Wadena, Otter Tail, and Douglas Counties.
How to become a licensed provider
Please complete the following:
Adult Foster Care (AFC) Applicant Packet
Supplement Form (PDF)
Save the PDF to your computer to access the fillable form.
Data Collection Form (PDF)
Complete for all household members 13 and older
Community Residential Setting (CRS) Applicant Packet
Those interested in a CRS license should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include county of residence in your communication.
Once applicant packet has been received, a Sourcewell licensing specialist will initiate the licensing process beginning with background studies and Fire Marshal request.
A regional licensing specialist will bring and review the following documents at your initial in-person inspection:
Once everything has been completed, your regional licensing specialist will submit the recommendation within 20 business days to DHS for licensure.
Final approval will be given by DHS.
Contact email@example.com or call 218-895-4120.
Please include your county of residence in all communications.