Child Placement Agency License
General Info - 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.
Obtaining the License
Ready to get your 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.
Apply for the License
Complete the form
What laws and regulations give Department of Human Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?
COMAR 07.05.01-.04 and 07.02.21.