Policy & Rules


Governing Statues

Current Rules

All DHHS rules posted on or after January 5, 2023 are available on the DHHS Rulemaking page.

A complete list of all Department of Health and Human Services rules is available from the Secretary of State website. This includes the following:

Child Welfare

Children’s Behavioral Health

Child Care Subsidy

Children’s Licensing


Proposed Rules

Recently Promulgated Rules

Maine Community Services Block Grant

Social Services Block Grant