The Rate Setting Branch of the DHHS Office of the Controller is responsible for the review of foster care agency cost reports and the subsequent
financial analysis of those cost reports in order to establish foster care rates.
To obtain a foster care rate, agencies must be licensed as a Child Caring Agency and/or Child Placing Agency through the Division of Social Services for at least one year,
attend training and submit the following information to the Office of the Controller no later than:
March 15, 2017: for new participants OR
March 15, 2018: for agencies qualified as of July 1, 2016.
Other Sites of Interest:
DSS licensed agency list
DHSR licensed residential treatment facilities
Links to other North Carolina state agencies
National Association of State Human Services Finance Officers
DHHS Office of the Controller Home Page
NC Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina Home Page
December 12, 2016