Maternity Home Licensing

Effective Aug. 1, 2011 residential maternity homes have to be accredited for three years from either the Council on Accreditation (COA), the Joint Commission, formerly known as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (TJC), the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) or the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) before they can be licensed. Please attach accreditation letter verifying an accreditation and the date you were accredited.
Residential Maternity Home: Inquiry Form

Mail the inquiry form and accreditation letter to:
North Carolina Division of Social Services
Regulatory and Licensing Services
952 Old US Highway 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711

North Carolina Administrative Rules for Residential Maternity Care are located in 10A NCAC 70F and 10A NCAC 70K and are available here.