Assistant with developmentally challenged individual at a non elderly group home.

A non-elderly group home is a community-based residential program for three to 16 unrelated individuals. Group homes for the non-elderly provide housing, supportive services, supervision, personalized assistance, health-related services, or a combination of these services.
Listed below is the information needed to apply for a license for a Non-ElderlyGroup Home.

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Non-Elderly Group Home Process Guide

1. Apply Online

Group Home Documentation Format
Group Home License Application Packet (New) Online,
Group Home License Application Packet (Renewal) Online,
State of MD Office of Health Care Quality Group Home License (Assisted living) Website

2. Review

  1. Review: be sure to double check all of your paperwork to ensure faster processing time.
  2. Submit online: We now offer an easy online form powered by Seamless Docs - (Seamless Docs sign up and documentation). We provide online applications to decrease the use of paper and our impact on the environment.  PDF applications should be mailed to Licensure & Regulatory Services office (2425 Reedie Drive, 9th floor, Wheaton, MD 20902) or faxed to 240-777-3088.
3. Approval

If approved you will hear back us within 10 - 14 business days. The final step of the licensing process is an inspection by an assigned health care facility inspector.

  • 240-777-3986
Helpful Non-Elderly Group Home Resources

The links below will assist with the completion of submitting required Montgomery County and State of Maryland documentation to effectively operate a non-elderly group home.

Important Contact Numbers: County, State & Local