This Board publishes and has the authority to amend the rules setting minimum licensing standards for the operation of child welfare agencies. They govern the granting, revocation, refusal, conversion, and suspension of licenses. They also have the authority to impose civil penalties.
Members of this board are appointed by the governor and with the exception of an appointed representative the Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) are all representatives of licensed placement or residential agencies that are regulated by this board.
To date, the board has taken no adverse action against any agency, ever.
No adverse action has been taken against any facility, ever. However, the following two letters of reprimand have been issued.