Department of Aging > Organization > Licensing & Monitoring > Adult Day Center Licensing. Begin Main Content Area Adult Day Center Licensing FAQs for New & Existing Adult Day Centers. Frequently Asked Questions for New & Existing Adult Day Centers (PDF). The Adult Care Licensing Program licenses and monitors Adult Day Programs, Adult Residential Facilities, Social Rehabilitation Facilities, Residential Care Facilities for the Chronically Ill, and Enhanced Behavioral Support Homes for adults.
A DAHS facility is formerly known as an adult day care center. Becoming Licensed in Texas DAHS facilities must be licensed to operate in Texas. To become licensed, a provider must submit an online application through the TULIP website. Adult day care centers are regulated, non-residential facilities that provide a variety of health, social and related support services in a protective setting during part of the day to four or more aged, infirm or disabled adults who reside elsewhere. Residential adult facilities are listed under Assisted Living Facilities.
Aug 07, · Licensing/Approval In order to participate in CACFP, adult day care centers also must be licensed or approved by federal, state, or local authorities to provide adult day care services (42 USC § (o) (2) (ii)). Tribal authorities are considered local authorities for purposes of licensing or approval. Rules, regulations and resources vary by state. Become familiar with local and statewide licensing/certification requirements, zoning regulations and safety codes. Network with colleagues through state adult day services associations. Click on links below to learn more about states or click here to learn more about opening an adult day center.