subchapter 70F child placing agencies and residential maternity homes


section .0100 general


10A NCAC 70F .0101 SCOPE

The rules in this Subchapter apply to agencies that receive children for the purpose of placement in family foster homes, therapeutic foster homes, adoptive homes, and residential maternity homes. In addition, if agencies provide therapeutic foster care services, the rules in 10A NCAC 27G .0203 and .0204; 10A NCAC 70E; and 10A NCAC 70G apply. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services, is the licensing authority for child-placing agencies for adoption, child-placing agencies for foster care, and residential maternity homes.


History Note: Authority G.S. 131D‑1; 131D‑10.3; 131D‑10.5; 143B‑153;

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2002; July 1, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. February 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008; July 18, 2002;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 3, 2017.