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Assisted Living Programs (ALPs)/ALPs for People with Dementia (Certificate) Print This Page

Certification to provide housing and personal and/or health-related services.
Contact Information
Department of Inspections & Appeals
Lucas State Office Building, Third Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines IA, 50319-0083(map)
Tamara Brockobtamara.brockob@dia.iowa.gov
P: (515) 281-5721
F: (515) 242-5022

License Details

Code Citation
Iowa Code Chapter 231C
Who Applies
Any person wishing to establish an assisted living program in the state of Iowa.
When To Apply
Application must be made and a certificate issued before operations begin.
Initial Requirements
Facilities must meet life safety codes. Please call the State Fire Marshal for a review at 515.725.1137.
Initial certificate for up to six months, then every two years thereafter, unless accredited by a DIA-approved accrediting body.
Processing Time
60 days.
Fee Structure
Initial certification: $750. Blueprint plan for initial review: $900. Two-year recertification: $1000. Optional preliminary plan review $500. Accredited program: $125.
Renewal Requirements
Accepted application for renewal, and fees.
Does not apply.
Additional Information
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