Children's Residential Facility - South Australia


Under the Family and Community Services Act of 1972 a licence is required by persons who, and organisations that maintain a children???s residential facility for children up to the age of 18 years, including children with disabilities.

This does not include residential premises that are attached to schools or used exclusively for the purpose of caring for students.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.





Act(s) name

Family & Community Services Act 1972 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Family and Community Services Regulations 2009 South Australia

Additional information

Please contact the agency direct in regards to application details.

Administering agency

Department for Child Protection

Contact details

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Service Development and Accountability Unit

Operating address: 31 Flinders Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1072
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0881244185
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