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The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) licenses foster family homes, licensed child placing agencies, child caring institutions, group homes and private secure facilities.

If you are interested in becoming a licensed provider, please view the Becoming a Licensed Provider page.

If you are a parent or placing agency and wish to find additional information regarding current licensure status of a provider, please contact the DCS Residential Licensing Unit at the Residential Licensing Email Box.

General Information about Licensing 

Resources for Family Case Managers (FCMs) and Probation Officers (POs)

Resources for Licensed Agencies & Facilities

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