​Licensing and Certification Division

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The Licensing and Certification Division (LCD) focuses on compliance with State and Federal statute, regulations, and other governing requirements.  LCD oversees licensing and certification functions, monitoring, and complaints for Driving-Under-the-Influence Programs, Narcotic Treatment Programs, Certifying Organizations, ​and outpatient and residential providers.  LCD also oversees conducts complaint investigations on certified Alcohol and Other Drug counselors.  L​CD is also responsible for implementing the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System and federal opioid grants, which aims to expand access to Medication Assisted Treatment to combat the opioid epidemic. The Division also ensures compliance with the statewide criminal justice treatment programs and counselor certification.

This page provides links to information for counties, direct providers, and those interested in becoming providers.

Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System

The Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) is a demonstration project to expand access to substance use disorder services through a Medicaid Section 1115 waiver. DMC-ODS requires that counties provide access to a full continuum of services modeled after the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria. 

California MAT Expansion Project

​The California MAT Expansion Project aims to increase access to MAT, reduce unmet treatment need, and reduce opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities.

Contact Us

Public Number: (916) 322-2911

Toll Free Number: (877) 685-8333

Email: LCDQuestions@dhcs.ca.gov

The following reports can be accessed by visiting the Licensing & Certification Resources webpage:

  • Residential & Outpatient Licensed and/or Certified Facilities List
  • Temporary Suspension Order, Revoked and Notice of Operation in Violation of Program List
  • Revoked and/or Suspended Counselors  


Last modified date: 2/20/2020 9:58 AM