In accordance with D.C. Law 5-48, the Health-Care and Community Residence Facility, Hospice and Home Care Licensure Act of 1983, licensees and prospective licensees must file an application prior to operating a Community Residence Facility or group home for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and annually thereafter. Licenses, except for provisional and restrictive licenses, are effective for a 12-month period following the date of issue.
The Intermediate Care Facilities Division staff reviews each application package and determines an applicant's eligibility for a license. Please complete all forms in the application package in hard copy format and forward all with other requested documents to the following address:
Department of Health
Health Regulation and Licensing Administration
899 North Capitol Street
Washington, DC 20020