Among Family adult
developmental
homes

General Requirements

General licensing requires that an applicant must:
  • Be 21 or older.
  • Be fingerprinted for a criminal background check (for all individuals over 18 in the household).
  • Clear a Child and Adult Protective Services check (for all individuals over 18 in the household).
  • Submit a physician's statement certifying his/her physical and emotional health.
  • Provide references.
  • Take pre-licensing training through the Division of Developmental Disabilities.
  • Have First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certification.
  • Have the home inspected for safety and sanitation.
  • Pass a home fire inspection.
  • Have an income that now provides for the family.
  • Have employment hours that are compatible with the adult's day time program/work schedule or supervision needs.
  • Have adequate transportation, driver's license and vehicle insurance.
  • Have pools and spas appropriately fenced.
  • Have fire extinguishers and smoke detectors in the home.
  • Lock guns and ammunition separately.
  • Have adequate bedrooms and space in the home.
  • Be willing to support the Individual Support Plan (ISP) and participate as a team member with various professionals, support coordinators, therapists, nurses, etc. to set goals for the individual and implement activities to assist the individual in developing his/her abilities.

Additional description

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