It is important to review and become familiar with the Community Care and Assisted Living Act, Child Care Licensing Regulation, Residential Care Regulation and/ or Director of Licensing's Standards of Practice if you would like to become licensed.
The licensing binders are presented in a manner that will walk you through the basic application process to the point where the facility will be able to open and operate; that is, providing that you have submitted the required documents and successfully completed the application process. The application process includes an initial inspection of the proposed facility, a review of the policies and procedures; as well as undergoing a suitability of assessment process to confirm you are suitable to be a licensee.
Before getting started it is a good idea to contact your local Licensing Officer for guidance and assistance in completing the application process. It is advisable that you discuss your plans with a Licensing Officer before making any financial and or other commitments.