Interested in Becoming Licensed

Becoming Licensed
Kanabec County Family Services provides licensing for Family Child Care, Child Foster Care, and Adult Foster Care homes located throughout the county. We are always seeking new providers to meet the needs of our community members.

Steps to Become Licensed for Family Child Care:
Call Kanabec County Family Services Adult intake at 320-679-6350 or click here to send an email. The orientation presentation will be emailed to you, along with a Rule Review Questionnaire. Application materials will be provided after you return the Rule Review Questionnaire. A home visit will be scheduled by the licensor after application materials are returned. The entire licensing process may take 60-90 days to complete.

Steps to Become Licensed for Child or Adult Foster Care:
Orientations are provided on a regular basis. Please call Kanabec County Family Services Adult Intake at 320-679-6350 or click here to register. At orientation, you will receive an application, background studies, and information about fire marshal inspections. The licensor will come to your home for home safety check after application, background studies, and fire marshal inspections are completed. The entire licensing process may take 60-90 days to complete.