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Licensing Fees

Annual Care Facility Licensing Fees

All fees are to be paid by certified check or money order made payable to the Department of Children & Family Services.  Do NOT send cash, business or personal checks.

  • Child Residential Facility Center
    • 4-6 beds - $ 400
    • 7-15 beds - $ 500
    • 16 or more beds - $ 600
  • Child Placing Agency - $ 50
  • Maternity Home - $50
  • Juvenile Detention Facility 
    • 6 or fewer beds - $400
    • 7-15 beds - $500
    • 16 or more beds $600