10A NCAC 70F .0204       AGENCY SETTING

(a)  The agency shall maintain an administrative office within the geographical boundaries of North Carolina from which the activities carried out under the North Carolina license are handled.

(b)  The agency shall provide and maintain office space, equipment and supplies to ensure the following:

(1)           confidentiality and safekeeping of records;

(2)           privacy for interviewing and conferences; and

(3)           availability of visiting rooms for families and children.

(c)  The current license shall be posted at all times in a conspicuous place in the primary administrative North Carolina office of the agency.

(d)  The administrative office of a child-placing agency for foster care and a child-placing agency for adoption shall not be located in a private residence that is occupied, a group home or maternity home that is occupied, a crisis pregnancy center or any other similar occupied dwelling, business, or facility. The office of a residential maternity home may be located in the maternity home.


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

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008;

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