Attend information session to receive basic information and application
All household members over 13 need to pass state background studies. There is a cost for this.
Have a fire marshal inspection of your home at a cost of $50
County licensing will contact three references you have listed in your application.
Complete an intake interview with a county licensor in your home
Write required policies and procedures for your home
Complete a three-hour orientation with your licensor. County licensing staff makes a recommendation to the state regarding your license
The state makes the final licensing decision
If you are interested in pursuing foster care licensing or have more questions, please register for an information session. View our calendar. Learn more about the process with our Host County Notification (PDF) brochure.
It is Sherburne County's policy that all requests for placement in a Sherburne County licensed adult foster care home from agencies and counties outside of Sherburne, complete this paperwork and have it approved by Sherburne County PRIOR to placement of an adult foster care resident in a Sherburne County adult foster home.
Vulnerable Adult Annual Training-Providers must complete the vulnerable adult training prior to becoming licensed and annually thereafter. Upon completion of the training, please print out your certification and save for your reference.