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Child Care

Child Placing Agencies

A Child Placing Agency is a licensed private agency (non-profit or for profit) that provides foster care and/or adoption services.

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Department: Services for Children, Youth and Their Families

Division: Division of Family Services

Office: Office of Child Care Licensing


1 year



Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


Kelly McDowell, Resource and Development Administrator can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-892-5800.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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