Becoming a Provider

Steps to Becoming a Provider

  1. Contact Wright County adult foster care licensing by phone at 763-682-7489, or by email to discuss the licensing process. 

  2. Review applicable rules and State Statute: 245A, 245C, and Rule 203.

  3. Attend in-person orientation session. 

  4. Complete the paperwork and tasks listed at the bottom of this page. Submit all items to licensing.

  5. Once the Fire Marshal has completed an inspection, call licensing to schedule a home visit.   

 When all paperwork and training is complete, the licensing social worker will visit your home to learn more about your family and ensure that your home meets safety requirements for Adult Foster Care. This home visit will take about 2 hours. 

Please Note

  • You must reside in Wright County to apply for licensure in Wright County.
  • The average time for completion of the licensing process is 90-120 days.
  • Recommendations are made to the state within 20 days of a completed application.
  • As part of the licensing process, you will learn about the Wright County Adult Foster Care program, licensing requirements, and how vulnerable adults enter into Adult Foster Care. 
  • An application is considered complete when all required items are received by Wright County licensing. 
  • This process also involves gathering information about you, your family, and your home. Through the licensing process, we are able to identify the skills and strengths you bring to the foster care program and ensure standard licensing requirements are met.
  1. Step 1 - Paperwork
  2. Step 2 - Paperwork
  3. Step 3 - Paperwork

Family AFC Supplement to Application
Background Study Data Collection Form   

  • Background Studies must be completed for all members 13 and older
  • Complete the data collection form linked above for each person needing a study

Fire Marshal Request Process

  • If you live in an apartment building, landlord permission must be received. Ask licensor for the form

Privacy Rights Notice

Social Family History

  • Each applicant must complete a separate form

Social Family History of Household Members

  • Each household member (not the applicant(s)) must complete 

Identification of Cultural Needs

More Information

If you live in Wright County, please contact the licensor by email. If you do not live in Wright County, please contact your local county social services department, contact information for Minnesota counties is available.