Children's Residential Facility Licence - South Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to operate a children's residential care facility. A children's residential care facility is a place where children or young people are cared for on a residential basis, away from their parents, by a paid approved carer.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must complete a psychological assessment. All staff working in the facility must also complete a psychological assessment as soon as reasonably practicable after commencing their employment.

You will need to also provide evidence of:

  • appropriate insurance
  • appropriate policies and statement of philosophy
  • compliance with working with children check requirements.

Duration

Up to three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Forms

Application process

Apply

Please contact the agency to discuss your circumstances and an application pack for an initial licence will be sent for completion.

Administering agency

Department for Child Protection

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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