The Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services (DLRS) is responsible for all human services licensing and certification activities for the State of Maine, with the exception of Foster Care Licensing that resides within the Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) and certain public health licensing functions that reside within the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC). In addition, the DLRS oversees departmental responsibility for Continuing Care Retirement Communities, the Hospital Cooperation Act, Certificate of Need, Maine C.N.A. Registry, Charity Care Guidelines, and workforce initiatives, including the Maine C.N.A. Registry, Registration of PCA Agencies and training programs for Certified Residential Medication Aids and Personal Support Specialists.
Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services Organizational Chart (PDF*)
Updated May 30, 2014