The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) licenses foster family homes, licensed child placing agencies, child caring institutions, group homes and private secure facilities.

If you are interested in becoming a licensed provider, see the links below for additional information.

If you are a parent or placing agency and wish to find additional information regarding current licensure status of a provider, please contact the DCS Residential Licensing Unit at (317) 232-8116.

Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)

Rates and Placement Documents