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.
How to become a licensed provider
Please complete the following:
Adult Foster Care (AFC) Applicant Packet
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-895-4120.
Please include your county of residence in all communications.