Child Care in North Carolina is defined as a program or arrangement where three or more children less than 13 years old, who do not reside where the care is provided, receive care on a regular basis of at least once per week for more than four hours but less than 24 hours per day from persons other than their guardians or full-time custodians, or from persons not related to them by birth. Raleigh, North Carolina Phone: () Fax: () Child Abuse Reporting To report suspected child abuse in North Carolina, call North Carolina's Care Line () or () (CHILDREN) or a Sheriff's Department or any county Department of Human Resources office.
N.C. Licensed Care Facilities Disaster Plan Portal You must have an NCID account to access the portal. you can register for a free NCID account online. DMA - Adult Care Home Personal Care Services (PCS) Physician Authorization and Plan of Care (PDF, 36 KB) Resident Register (PDF, 51 KB). The Adult Care Licensure Section (ACLS) of the Division of Health Service Regulation is responsible for: Licensing of adult care homes (seven or more beds) Licensing of family care homes (two to six beds) Registration of assisted living facilities called "multi-unit housing with services".
Certification is required for Adult Day Services providers regardless of funding. North Carolina Adult Day Care/Day Health Services Standards for Certification If you have questions about adult day services contact: The local Department of Social Services. Day Care Facilities for Adults offer in a group setting a program of individual and group activities and therapies for adults 18 years of age or older. The program provides community-based day care services for adults in need of a supportive setting, thereby preventing unnecessary institutionalization.