Resources for Providers

Reporting Requirements
Reporting Instructions and Forms
How to Become Licensed
Administrator Certification
Health and Safety Information
Find Licensed Care (CCLD's Transparency Website)
Centralized Complaints Launched
Licensing Complaint Poster
2015 Licensing Fees
Delays in Receipt of Fingerprint Information

Laws and Regulations

Evaluator Manual
California Code of Regulations Applicable to Adult Care (Courtesy Copy with Handbook)
California Code of Regulations Applicable to Adult Care (Westlaw Official Electronic Version)
Adult Facility Types Licensed by the Department of Social Services

  • Adult Day Programs
  • Adult Residential Facilities (ARF)
  • Adult Residential Facility for Persons with Special Health Care Needs
  • Social Rehabilitation Facilities

Sites and Topics Related to the Developmentally Disabled

Department of Developmental Services Vendor and Provider Information
Department of Developmental Services Information about Regional Centers

Sites and Topics Related to Mental Health

California Mental Health Planning Council (CMHPC)
Stakeholder Recommendations for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorder Services
Mental Health FAQs

Mental Health Forms—The Mental Health Treatment Licensing (MHTL) Bureau has moved to Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) effective July 1, 2013. The link below will redirect to their new page at DHCS.

Facility Facts

Most Commonly Cited Deficiencies


By Program (Alphabetically)
Forms and Publications in Multi Languages

Provider Letters

Currently the letters available on this page are only a small portion of those issued and distributed by CCLD. If you are unable to find the specific letter you are looking for among these documents, please check back often since we will regularly be adding new files to those already here.

Adult Day Programs

Megan's Law Advisory

Megan’s Law Advisory Letter to All Licensees (English)
Megan’s Law Advisory Letter to All Licensees (Spanish)
Megan’s Law Advisory Letter to All Licensees (Chinese)
MyCCL Flyer Announcement

CCLD Self-Assessment Guides

Technical Support Program (TSP) Resource Guide for Licensees

Quarterly Updates

To file a complaint of professional misconduct by a CCLD employee, please refer to the CCLD Ethics Helpline.

Contact Us:

Adult and Senior Care Program
744 P Street, MS 8-3-90
Sacramento, CA 95814
Email to

CCLD Complaint Hotline
File a Complaint
1-844-LET-US-NO (1-844-538-8766)

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Quick Links

Administrator Certification
Background Check Process
ASCP Centralized Applications Units
Health and Safety Information
Other Links and Partner Agencies
Quarterly Updates
Technical Support Program Resource Guides for Licensees