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Child Care

Child Care Licensing regulates Florida's child care facilities, maintaining a healthy and safe environment for children in a child care setting.

Foster Care

Foster Home Licensing encompasses a variety of licenses for individuals interested in providing foster care.


SAMH Licensing is the regulatory authority responsible for the oversight of the licensure and regulation of all substance abuse treatment providers in the state. The statewide system of care is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of individuals with serious mental illness or substance use disorders. The Office of Licensing regulates licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities, including Methadone Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) providers, as well as provides oversight for Designated Receiving Facilities.

Group Home Licensing

Group Home Licensing provides the community with placement resources and service delivery to children in a residential group care setting. These homes must provide supervision and support to children and their legal guardians.

Child-Placing Agency Licensing

Child-placing agency licensing allows for the placement of or arranging for the placement of a child in a family foster home, residential child caring agency, or approved adoptive home. The child-placing agency provides services and supports to children, families, and licensed foster homes.


Emergency Notices and Orders

Emergency Order Action Date Provider Name Provider Type
22-057CF Emergency Suspension 07/20/2022 Children of Light Academy, Inc Child Care
22-049CF Emergency Suspension 06/25/2022 Bradford Preschool and Learning Center Inc Child Care