General Info

Child Placement Agency License

Statewide License

The Office of Licensing and Monitoring within the Department of Human Services approves and licenses child placement agencies (CPA) as out-of-home care providers entrusted with the safety and well-being of the children in their care, ages birth to 20 years of age.  This includes treatment foster care (TFC), independent living programs (ILP), and adoption agencies in the state of Maryland. 

Valid for 2 years Revised : No Date
60 days Approval time
$0 Application cost
30-60 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Prerequisites may be required based on COMAR 07.05.01-.04 and 07.02.21.

Required documentation is based on COMAR 07.05.01-.04 and 07.02.21.


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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How do I maintain or renew my license?

Maintaining Your License

Renewal after 2 years

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your license

License issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Human Resources
dhr.maryland.gov

Contact information

Helen Murray-Miller
Work hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Address: 311 W Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information


How do I apply?

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