Bureau of Special Licensing

Developmentally Disabled Group Home Inspections

  • A Qualified Vendor Agreement(QVA) must be submitted with all Initial and Renewal applications.
  • All Initial applications and Change of Addresses must be Pre-Approved by DES/DDD.
  • Submit all Renewal applications 30-60 days prior to expiration.
  • Corporate Officers must also be on the Corporate Commision.

The Division of Licensing Services inspects group homes for developmentally disabled persons.



  • Arizona Autism United
    Arizona Autism United is a non-profit organization that specializes in customized and effective services for children and young adults on the autism spectrum.
  • Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
    The Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona is a non-profit organization in Arizona dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with brain injuries and their families and working to prevent brain injuries.
  • Arizona Commission
    The purpose of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) is to ensure, in partnership with the public and private sector, accessibility for the d/Deaf and hard of hearing to improve their quality of life; which is accomplished through service provision, advocacy, legislation, and outreach to the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing communities.
  • Arizona Attorney General
    Attorney General Tom Horne is committed to defending Arizona and advocates for security along the international border, for consumer protection, and to keep the public safe from criminal predators.
  • Arizona Center for Disability Law
    The Arizona Center for Disability Law is the non-profit, federally-designated Protection and Advocacy System for the State of Arizona established to advocate for the legal rights of persons with disabilities to be free from abuse, neglect, discrimination and to gain access to programs and services that maximize independence and achieve equality.
  • Home Visiting
    Home visiting connects families with skilled and caring home visitors. We work with parents and/or caregivers within the household. The services are based on the families' specific need, and will adapt as the needs change. Home visiting provides support to you in your home, and we are focused on your relationship to your child. We build on to the parenting skills you already have, and work with your children. We'll help you make the best use of your financial resources, and connect you with other health, social service and education resources.
  • Strong Families AZ
    Strong Families AZ is a network of home visiting programs that helps families raise healthy children ready to succeed in school and in life. Our programs focus on expectant parents and families with children. Home visitors have helped families just like yours become stronger. We understand you and are here to help you build on the parenting skills you already have. Services are voluntary and are offered at no cost to you.

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