Public Comment Open for WAC changes Notification of DLR WAC CR-102 Filing

Children’s Administration (CA) filed the required documents on March 20, 2018 regarding proposed Washington Administrative Code (WAC) language changes. The proposed changes will affect the Division of Licensed Resources (DLR’s) minimum licensing requirements for:

  • WAC 388-148 for Child Foster Homes, and
  • WAC 388-145 for Group Care Facilities, and
  • WAC 388-147 for Child Placing Agencies and Adoption Services.

Public Comment:

The public comment period for the following proposed rule changes is open now through May 8, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

You are welcome to attend and provide formal testimony opposing or supporting the proposed rules at a public hearing on May 8, 2018 at 10:00am. It will be held at 1115 Washington St. Olympia, WA 98504  in Office Building 2 on the Capital Campus, on the Service Level in SL-03.

If you are not able to attend, you can submit written comments to the DSHS Rules Coordinator, PO Box 45850 Olympia, WA  98504 or e-mail at .  You can also fax your comments to (360) 664-6185

Comments must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2018.  Assistance for persons with disabilities who would like to attend the hearing should contact Jeff Kildahl, DSHS Rules Consultant by April 21, 2018 by phone at (360) 664-6178, or TTY (360) 664-6178, or by e-mail at