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​Children and Youth Residential Licensing

General Information


The following forms below are offered in PDF format; most forms are fill-in enabled.

Miscellaneous Information

Regulations and Interpretations

  • Child Residential and Day Treatment Center (3800) Regulations
  • Child Residential and Day Treatment Facilities (3800) Regulatory Compliance Guide (RCG)

  • Interpretations: Questions and Answers

    The clarifications and interpretations below will remain on the Department's web site until the information is included in the next updated Regulatory Compliance Guide (RCG).

    Training Information

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    The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), which is in part comprised of the Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.