Resources for Providers

Reporting Requirements
Reporting Instructions and Forms
How to Become Licensed
Administrator Certification
Alzheimer’s Association
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)

Senior Facility Types Licensed by The Department of Social Services (all to point to the Centralized Applications Page)

  • Residential Care Facilities for the Chronically Ill
  • Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE)
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC)

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

Ombudsman and Advocacy Information and Links

The California Department of Aging Ombudsman’s Office


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. Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE)

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 Informational Releases (link to child page with same name)
CCLD Self-Assessment Guides
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
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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