State Regulation Information

Assisted living communities and nursing homes are regulated at both the state and federal level. To find the most up-to-date information on senior care facilities, contact the department that is responsible for elder care topics. These departments are responsible for licensing facilities, inspections and surveys to ensure the facility is up to the state’s standards.

Below is the contact information for each state listed in alphabetical order by state.

If you would like to find an assisted living community in your area, call your local Care Advisor at (866) 510-9738.

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Alabama Department of Public Health

The RSA Tower

201 Monroe St. Suite 600

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Phone: (334) 206-5575

http://www.adph.org/HEALTHCAREFACILITIES/Default.asp?id=688

 

Division of Healthcare Services, Certification and Licensing

619 E. Ship Creek Ave. Suite #232

Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Phone: (907) 269-3640

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dhcs/Pages/hflc/default.aspx

Arizona Assisted Living Licensing

150 N. 18th Ave. 4th Floor

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Phone: (602) 364-2639

http://www.azdhs.gov/als/hcb/index.htm

 

 

Arkansas Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Health Care Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services

700 Main St.

Little Rock, Arkansas 72203

Phone: (501) 682-2441

http://www.daas.ar.gov/

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California’s Statewide Adult and Senior Care Program

744 P St.

Sacramento, California 95814

Phone: (916) 657-2592

http://www.ccld.ca.gov/

 

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment,
Health Facilities

4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South

Denver, Colorado 80246

Phone: (303) 692-2800

http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-HF/CBON/1251583470236

Connecticut Department of Public Health, Facility Licensing & Investigation Section 410 Capitol Ave.

Hartford, Connecticut 06134

Phone: (860) 509-8000

http://www.ct.gov/dph/site/default.asp

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Delaware Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection

3 Mill Rd. Suite 308

Wilmington, Delaware 19806

Phone: (302) 577-6661

http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dltcrp/

DC Health Regulation and Licensing Administration, Intermediate Care Facilities Division

899 North Capitol St. NE, 2nd Floor

Washington, D.C. 20002

Phone: (202) 442-5888

http://doh.dc.gov/node/144682

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Florida Agency for Health Care Administration

Bureau of Long Term Care Services

2727 Mahan Dr.

Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Phone: (850) 412-4304

http://ahca.myflorida.com/MCHQ/Health_Facility_Regulation/

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Georgia Department of Community Health

2 Peachtree St. NW

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Phone: (404) 656-4507

http://dch.georgia.gov/healthcare-facility-regulation-0

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Hawaii’s Executive Office on Aging 

1 Capitol District 250 South Hotel St. Suite 406 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Phone: (808) 586-0100

http://hawaii.gov/health/eoa/index.html

 

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Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

3232 Elder St.

Boise, Idaho 83705

Phone: (208) 334-6626 
http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/

 

Illinois Department of Public Health,

Office of Health Care Regulation

525 W. Jefferson St., 5th Floor

Springfield, Illinois 62761

Phone: (312) 793-9319

http://www.idph.state.il.us/about/ohcr.htm

Indiana State Department of Health,

Division of Long Term Care

2 North Meridian St. 4B

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Phone: (317) 233-7442

http://www.in.gov/isdh/23260.htm

 

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals

Lucas State Office Building

321 East 12th St.

Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Phone: (515) 281-7102

http://www.state.ia.us/government/dia/page11.html

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

New England Building

503 S. Kansas Ave.

Topeka, KS 66603-3404

Phone: (785) 296-4986

http://www.kdads.ks.gov/

Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living

275 E. Main St. 3E-E

Frankfort, Kentucky 40621

Phone: (502) 564-6930

http://chfs.ky.gov/dail/

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State of Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals

628 N. 4th St.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

Phone: (225) 342-9500
http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/directory/detail/702

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Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Elder Services

11 State House Station 32 Blossom Ln.

Augusta, Maine 04333

Phone: (800)262-2232

http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/dlrs/Licensing/index.html

 

Maryland Office of Health Care Quality, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Spring Grove Hospital Center

Bland Bryant Building 55 Wade Ave.

Catonsville, Maryland 21228

Phone: (410) 402-8000 
http://dhmh.maryland.gov/ohcq/AL

 

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

One Ashburton Place 5th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Phone: (617) 727-7750

http://www.mass.gov/elders/housing/

 

Michigan Department of Human Services

235 S. Grand Ave.

Lansing, Michigan 48909

Phone: (517) 373-2035

http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,1607,7-124-5455_27716_27717—,00.html

Minnesota Licensing and Certification Program

625 Robert St. N.

Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155

Phone: (651) 201-4101 http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/profinfo/licensure.html

 

Mississippi State Department of Health

570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr.

Jackson, Mississippi 29316

Phone: (601) 576-7400

http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/30,0,83.html

 

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

912 Wildwood

Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

Phone: 573-751-6400

http://health.mo.gov/safety/longtermcare.php

 

Montana Licensure Bureau

2401 Colonial Dr.

Helena, Montana 59620

Phone: (406) 444-2037

http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/qad/healthcarefacilities.shtml

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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, State Unit on Aging

P. O. Box 95026

Lincoln, Nebraska 68509

Phone: (402) 471-2307

http://dhhs.ne.gov/medicaid/Aging/Pages/AgingHome.aspx

 

Nevada Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance

4220 South Maryland Parkway Suite 810 Building D

Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Phone: (702) 486-6515

http://health.nv.gov/HCQC.htm

 

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

129 Pleasant St.

Concord, New Hampshire 03301

Phone: (603) 271-4592

http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/oos/bhfa/index.htm

 

State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

120 South Stockton St.

Trenton, New Jersey 08625

Phone: (877) 222-3737

http://www.state.nj.us/health/healthfacilities/index.shtml

New Mexico Department of Health, Division of Health Improvement, Health Facility Licensing & Certification Bureau

1190 S. St. Francis Dr.

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502

Phone: (505) 476-9025
http://archive.dhi.health.state.nm.us/hflc/

 

New York State Department of Health, Division of Home and Community Based Care, Bureau of Continuing Care Policy Initiative and Research

875 Central Ave.

Albany, New York 12206

http://www.health.ny.gov/facilities/assisted_living/

 

North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation

805 Biggs Dr.

Raleigh, North Carolina 27603

Phone: (919) 855-3765

http://ncdhhs.gov/dhsr/acls/

 

North Dakota Department of Health

600 East Boulevard Ave.

Bismarck, North Dakota 58505

Phone: (701) 328.2372

http://www.ndhealth.gov/HR/

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Ohio Department of Health, Residential Care Facilities/Assisted Living

246 N. High St.

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 752-9524

http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/ltc/rcfacal/rcfac1.aspx

 

Health Resources Development Service Oklahoma State Department of Health

1000 N.E. 10th, Room 1011

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117

Phone: (405) 271-6868

http://www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Health_Resources_Development_Service/

Oregon Department of Human Services, Seniors and People with Disabilities

500 Summer St. NE E12

Salem, Oregon 97301

Phone: (503) 945-5921

http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/spwpd/index.shtml

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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Office of Long-Term Living, Bureau of Provider Support, Division of Licensing

555 Walnut St. 5th Floor

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

Phone: (717) 772-2570

http://www.ltlinpa.com/portal/server.pt/community/providers/4005

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State of Rhode Island Department of Health, Office of Facilities Regulation

3 Capitol Hill

Providence, Rhode Island 02908

Phone: (401) 222-5960
http://www.health.state.ri.us/programs/facilityregulation/index.php

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South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

2600 Bull St.

Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Phone: (803) 898-3432

http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/FHPF/HealthFacilityRegulationsLicensing/

South Dakota Department of Health

600 East Capitol Ave.

Pierre, South Dakota 57501

Phone: (606) 773-3361

http://doh.sd.gov/Licensure/Default.aspx

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Tennessee Department of Health

425 5th Ave. North Cordell Hull Building, 3rd Floor

Nashville, Tennessee 37243

Phone: (615) 741-7221

http://health.state.tn.us/HCF/

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

701 W. 51st St.

Austin, Texas 78751

Phone: 512-438-3011

http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/ALF/howto.html#licensing


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Bureau of Health Facility Licensing, Certification and Resident Assessment

288 North 1460 West

Salt Lake City, Utah 84116

Phone: (801) 538-6158

http://health.utah.gov/hflcra/facinfo.php

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Division of Licensing and Protection

103 South Main St. – Ladd Hall

Waterbury, Vermont 05671

Phone: (802) 241-2345 http://www.dlp.vermont.gov/license

Virginia Department of Social Services

801 E. Main St.

Richmond, Virginia 23219

Phone: (804) 367-2102
http://www.dss.virginia.gov/facility/alf.cgi

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Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

130 South Main St.

Omak, Washington 98841

Phone: (877) 501-2233
http://www.altsa.dshs.wa.gov/pubinfo/housing/other/

 

West Virginia Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification

408 Leon Sullivan Way

Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Phone: (304) 558-0050

http://www.wvdhhr.org/OHFLAC/

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

1 West Wilson St.

Madison, Wisconsin 53703

Phone: (608) 266-1865
http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/bqaconsumer/AssistedLiving/AsLivindex.htm

 

Wyoming Department of Health, Healthcare Licensing and Surveys

400 Qwest Building 6101 Yellowstone Rd.

Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002

Phone: (307) 777-7123

http://www.health.wyo.gov/ohls/index.html