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Community Based Adult Services (CBAS)

PRE-SCREENING APPLICATION PROCESS*

1. VIEW REQUIRED VIDEOS

Two videos, developed by the California Department of Aging, must be viewed as the initial step in the process. These videos cover the Pre-Screening Application process and requirements for licensure:

2. CONTACT CA DEPARTMENT OF AGING (CDA)
Call the CDA CBAS Branch at (916) 419-7545 and request an ADHC / CBAS Pre-Screening Application

3. VISIT CA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (CDPH) WEBSITE
Visit the CDPH Licensing and Certification website for information about Applications for an Adult Day Health Center

4. REVIEW APPLICATION REQUEST CHECKLIST
Review the Application Request for an Adult Day Health Center which includes a checklist for licensure

*If you are not yet a member of CAADS, JOIN TODAY!
We offer a Pre-Licensed Membership Category for those thinking about opening an ADHC / CBAS center, or in the Pre-Screening Application process.
      ADHC Membership Dues & Benefits | Application


Adult Day Program (ADP)

LICENSING PROCESS*

1. VIEW CA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (CDSS) WEBSITE
Review the Centralized Applications Bureau information

2. REGISTER FOR REQUIRED ORIENTATION
Register for the required orientation on the Adult Care Online Orientations page

3. LOCATE YOUR REGIONAL OFFICE
Locate the CDSS Community Care Licensing Regional Offices in the area/s where you plan to provide services

*If you are not yet a member of CAADS, JOIN TODAY!
We offer a Pre-Licensed Membership Category for those thinking about opening an ADP center, or in the process of becoming licensed.

      ADP Membership Dues & Benefits | Application


Adult Day Vendorized Program (ADVP)

VENDORIZATION PROCESS*

1. VIEW THE CA DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES (CDDS) WEBSITE
Review the CDDS information

2. CONTACT THE REGIONAL CENTER
Contact the Regional Centers in the area/s where you plan to provide services.

*If you are not yet a member of CAADS, JOIN TODAY!
We offer a Pre-Vendorized Membership Category for those thinking about exclusively serving Regional Center clients, or in the process of becoming vendorized to do so.

      ADVP Membership Dues & Benefits | Application