Children's Care Licensing

​​​CCA Licensing Reports by Agency​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Beginning October 1, 2020, all reports generated by Children’s Care Licensing Program conducting both announced and unannounced visits to a licensed child-caring agency can be found on this website. 

The different types of reports that can be found are:

  • Initial License – This report type is generated when a new agency applies to be a licensed child-caring agency in the State of Oregon.
  • License Renewals – This report type is generated when a child-caring agency has applied to renew their license. This generally occurs every 2 years.
  • Unannounced - This report type is generated when a licensing coordinator performs an unannounced site visit. Per OAR 413-215-0101(1)(b) the department will inspect premises where children in care reside and receive services from employees or staff who do not reside on the premises at least once per year.
  • Announced - This report type is generated when a licensing coordinator arranges for a site visit due to various reasons such as technical assistance, remodels, or moving to a different location, etc.
  • Restraint & Involuntary Seclusion - Per Senate Bill 710 child caring agencies are required to report information following the administration of restraints or involuntary seclusion performed on a child in care. These reports must be submitted quarterly.
  • Conditions – Set by an administrative order that may have temporary or on-going requirements that the child caring agency must complete to ensure licensure compliance.
  • Civil Penalties – Fines imposed to a child caring agency to enforce regulations.
  • Revocations – The termination of a child caring agency’s licensure.

Agencies by Licensing Coordin​ator​


Academic Boarding Schools (ABS)

Provides educational services and care to children 24 hours a day; and does not hold itself out as serving children with emotional or behavioral problems, providing therapeutic services, or assuring that children receive therapeutic services.

Adoption Agencies (AA) 

"Adoption agency" means an organization providing any of the following services:

Identifying a child for adoption and arranging an adoption, Securing the necessary consent to relinquishment of parental rights and to adoption, Performing a background study on a child or a home study on a prospective adoptive parent and reporting on such a study, Making determinations of the best interests of a child and the appropriateness of adoptive placement for the child, Monitoring a case after placement until final adoption, When necessary because of disruption before final adoption, assuming custody and providing child care or other social services for the child pending an alternative placement.

Day Treatment Programs (DT)

"Day treatment agency" means a child-caring agency that provides psychiatric day treatment services. "Day treatment" means a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, nonresidential, community-based, psychiatric treatment, family treatment, and therapeutic activities integrated with an accredited education program provided to children with emotional disturbances.

​Foster Care Programs (FC)

"Foster care agency" means a child-caring agency that offers to place children by taking physical custody of and then placing the children in proctor foster homes certified by the child-caring agency as provided in ORS 418.248 and these rules.

Homeless, Runaway and Transitional Living Shelters (SH)

"Homeless or runaway youth" means a child in care who has not been emancipated by the juvenile court; lacks a fixed, regular, safe, and stable nighttime residence; and cannot immediately be reunited with his or her family.

Outdoor Youth Programs (OYP)

"Outdoor youth program" means a program that provides, in an outdoor living setting, services to children in care who are enrolled in the program because they have behavioral problems, mental health problems, or problems with abuse of alcohol or drugs. "Outdoor youth program" does not include any program, facility, or activity operated by a governmental entity, operated or affiliated with the Oregon Youth Conservation Corps, or licensed by the Department as a child-caring agency under other authority of the Department. It does not include outdoor activities for children in care designed to be primarily

Residential Care Programs (RC)

"Residential care agency" means a child-caring agency that provides care and treatment services to children 24 hours a day in a staffed facility.

Secure Transportation Services (STS)

“Secure Transportation Services” means a child-caring agency that provides secure transportation or secure escort services for children on the highways of this state along a route that begins or ends in this state to or from a child-caring agency as defined by ORS 418.215(2)(a)(A), if the school, agency, organization or program is located in this or state or in any other state.

Therapeutic Boarding Schools (TBS)

"Therapeutic boarding school" means an organization or a program in an organization that is primarily a school and not a residential care agency, provides educational services and care to children for 24 hours a day, and holds itself out as serving children with emotional or behavioral problems, providing therapeutic services, or assuring that children receive therapeutic services.



​Quarterly Legislative Reports

ODHS is required by statute to submit to the Oregon State Legislature quarterly reports regarding abuse, use of
restraints and involuntary seclusion in licensed child-caring agencies. Beginning February 2022 quarterly reports
generated by Children’s Care Licensing Program can be found here.
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    • ​​​Quarter 4, 2021 (coming February 2022)​