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Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Licensing Organizations by State

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Assisted Living is not standardized or licensed at the national level. The following

state organizations regulate and license assisted living for their respective states.

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Alabama Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards

Website: www.adph.org

Phone: (334) 206-5575

Alaska Division of Public Health

Website: www.hss.state.ak.us

Phone: (907) 269-3640

Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Assurance and

Licensure, Office of Assisted Living Licensure

Website: www.azdhs.gov

Phone: (602) 364-2639

Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Long Term Care

Website: www.state.ar.us

Website: www.medicaid.state.ar.us

Phone: (501) 682-8468

California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division

Website: www.ccld.ca.gov

Phone: (916) 324-4312

Colorado Department of Public Health

Website: www.healthfacilities.info

Phone: (303) 692-2800

Connecticut Department of Public Health, Facility Licensing &

Investigations Section

Website: www.dph.state.ct.us

Phone: (860) 509-7400

Delaware Department of Health & Social Services, Division of Long Term

Care Residents Protection

Website: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dltcrp/

Phone: (302) 577-6661

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration

Website: ahca.myflorida.com

Phone: (850) 487-2515

Georgia Department of Community Health, Healthcare Facility

Regulation Division

Website: www.dch.ga.gov

Phone: (404) 657-4076

Hawaii Department of Health, Office of Health Care Assurance

Website: http://health.hawaii.gov

Phone: (808) 586-4080

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Website: www.assistedliving.dhw.idaho.gov

Phone: (208) 334-6626

Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Assisted Living

Website: www.idph.state.il.us

Phone: (217) 782-2913

Indiana State Department of Health, Division of Long Term Care (ISDH)

Website: www.in.gov

Phone: (317) 233-1325

Indiana Division of Aging (DA)

Website: www.in.gov

Phone: (888) 673-0002

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Adult Services Bureau

Website: https://dia.iowa.gov

Phone: (515) 281-6325

Kansas Department on Aging

Website: https://www.kdads.ks.gov/

Phone: (785) 296-1253

Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services, Department for

Aging & Independent Living

Services: http://chfs.ky.gov

Certified AL Communities: http://chfs.ky.gov/dail

Nursing/Personal Care Homes: http://chfs.ky.gov/os/oig/

Phone: (502) 564-6930

Louisiana Department of Social Services Office of Community Services

Licensing & Regulatory Services

Website: www.louisiana.gov

Phone: (225) 342-9734

Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing

and Regulatory Services, Medical Facilities Unit

Website: www.maine.gov

Phone: (207) 287-9300

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of

Health Care Quality

Website: http://dhmh.maryland.gov/pages/index.aspx

Phone: (410) 402-8201

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Website: www.state.ma.us

Phone: (617) 727-7750

Michigan Department of Human Services, Bureau of Children

and Adult Licensing

Website: www.michigan.gov

Phone: (517) 373-8580

Minnesota Department of Health

Website: www.health.state.mn.us

Phone: (651) 201-4301

Mississippi Department of Health, Bureau of Health Facilities

Licensure and Certification

Website: http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/

Phone: (573) 526-8524

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of

Regulation and Licensure, Section for Long Term Care Regulation

Website: http://health.mo.gov/safety/

Phone: (573) 526-8524

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services,

Quality Assurance Division

Website: www.dphhs.mt.gov

Phone: (406) 444-2676

Office of Long Term Care Facilities, Licensure Unit, Division of Public Health,

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Website: www.hhs.state.ne.us

Phone: (402) 471-2133

Nevada Division of Health, Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance

Website: www.health.nv.gov

Phone: (775) 687-4475

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Office of

Operations Support, Health Facilities Administration

Website: www.dhhs.state.nh.us

Phone: (603) 271-4592

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Website: www.state.nj.us

Phone: (609) 633-9034

New Mexico Department of Health, Health Facility Licensing and

Certification Bureau

Website: dhi.health.state.nm.us

Phone: (505) 476-9031

New York Department of Health

Website: www.health.state.ny.us

Phone: (518) 408-1600

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services,

Division of Health Service Regulation

Website: ncdhhs.gov

Phone: (919) 855-3765

North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Health Facilities for

Basic Care Facilities

Website: www.ndhealth.gov

Phone: (701) 328-2352

North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Food & Lodging for

Assisted Living (Food Sanitation and Life Safety)

Website: www.ndhealth.gov

Phone: (701) 328-1292

North Dakota Department of Human Services for Assisted Living Facilities

Website: www.nd.gov

Phone: (701) 328-2321

Ohio Department of Health

Website: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/

Phone: (614) 466-7713

Oklahoma Department of Health, Protective Health Services

Website: https://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/

Phone: (405) 271-6868

Oregon Department of Human Services, Seniors and People with Disabilities

Website: www.oregon.gov

Phone: (503) 945-5832

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of

Adult Residential Licensure

Website: http://www.dhs.pa.gov/

Phone: (717) 783-3670

Rhode Island Department of Health Facilities, Regulation Division

Website: www.HEALTH.ri.gov

Phone: (401) 222-2566

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control,

Division of Health Licensing

Website: www.scdhec.gov

Phone: (803) 545-4370

South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Health Care Facilities

Licensure and Certification

Website: www.state.sd.us

Phone: (605) 773-3356

Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Health Care Facilities

Website: health.state.tn.us

Phone: (615) 741-7221

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

Website: www.dads.state.tx.us

Phone: (512) 438-3161

Utah Department of Health, Facility Licensing,

Certification and Resident Assessment

Website: www.health.utah.gov

Phone: (801) 538-6158

Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living,

Division of Licensing & Protection

Website: www.dail.vermont.gov

Phone: (802) 241-2345

Virginia Department of Social Services, Division of Licensing Programs

Website: www.dss.state.va.us

Phone: (804) 726-7157

Washington Department of Social and Health Services/Aging and

Disability Services Administration

Website: www.adsa.dshs.wa.gov

Phone: (360) 725-2300

Washington D.C. Health Regulation Administration

Website: dchealth.dc.gov

Phone: (202) 442-5888

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for

Public Health, Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification

Website: www.dhhr.wv.gov

Phone: (304) 558-0050

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Quality Assurance,

Bureau of Assisted Living

Website: www.dhs.wisconsin.gov

Phone: (608) 266-8598

Wyoming Department of Health, Office of Healthcare Licensing and Surveys

Website: http://health.wyo.gov/aging/

Phone: (307) 777-7123