Group homes are out-of-home placement options for children in foster care who are unable to be placed in traditional foster homes due to significant emotional or behavioral problems, according to the California Departmen... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Opening a group home requires approval from government departments in the specified region. Group homes offer assisted living to the elderly, foster children, and people with mental or physical disabilities. Depending on... More »

Adult group homes are residential care facilities where disabled adults can be cared for 24 hours a day. Group homes tend to be private homes that are located in residential areas and offer a comfortable, nonclinical env... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

State family departments, such as the Florida Department of Children and Families, the Missouri Department of Social Services, the California Department of Social Services and the Wisconsin Department of Children and Fam... More » Government & Politics Social Services

When starting a group home for teens, search for other group homes in the area, draft a mission statement and business plan, appoint a board of directors, establish funding, and apply for the appropriate licenses, advise... More » Business & Finance

Health care assistance from the Missouri Department of Social Services includes help finding coverage options or locating a medical provider, methods for determining benefits and assistance completing applications. Cover... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Talking to workers at group homes about amenities, programs and conditions; finding out how many teens are at each home; asking teens who have stayed at the homes about their experiences; and researching the outcomes for... More » Family Teenagers