10A NCAC 70E .0706       foster home transfer procedures

(a)  A foster home licensed and in good standing with the licensing authority may transfer from the supervision of a county department of social services or a private child-placing agency to the supervision of another county department of social services or private child-placing agency upon request.  Procedures for transferring licenses include:

(1)           the current supervising agency providing copies of the most recent mutual home assessment, training, and licensing documents to the receiving supervising agency;

(2)           the current supervising agency notifying the custodian(s) of the foster children placed in the home of the transfer;

(3)           the receiving supervising agency notifying the custodian(s) of the foster children placed in the home of the transfer;

(4)           a Foster Care Facility License Action Request Form from the previous supervising agency that is marked terminated shall be submitted to the licensing authority;

(5)           a Foster Care Facility License Action Request Form from the receiving supervising agency that is marked new license shall be submitted to the licensing authority;

(6)           a cover letter from the previous supervising agency stating they are aware of the transfer shall be submitted to the licensing authority;

(7)           a cover letter from the receiving supervising agency requesting transfer shall be submitted to the licensing authority; and

(8)           a mutual home assessment written by the receiving supervising agency shall be submitted to the licensing authority.

(b)  The materials in Paragraph (a) of this Rule shall be submitted to the licensing authority within 90 days after the foster parents request to transfer to another supervising agency.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-10.1; 131D-10.3; 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. September 1, 2007.