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Residential Group Care Licensing

The Office of Licensing is responsible for enforcing licensing standards for child-caring agencies under Chapter 409.175, F.S. Child-caring agencies provide children with temporary care and supervision in a safe environment. Child-caring agencies receive specialized training to support children through the incorporation of adequate service delivery, family engagement, and high-level supervision.

Other Licensing Agencies

The Department does not license all residential group care settings in Florida. Other agencies licensing residential group care settings include: