Human services

About us

Human Services Licensing is a section within the Division of Licensing and Background Checks (DLBC) Office of Licensing (OL) under the authority of the Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Human services programs serve vulnerable populations in non-medical settings to include foster care, adoption, therapeutic schools, residential treatment or residential support, day treatment, outpatient treatment, recovery residences, social detoxification, outdoor (wilderness) programs, and adult daycare. Human Services Licensing serves Utah’s communities by ensuring that licensed facilities meet standards that keep vulnerable populations healthy and safe while under their care.