​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.

Training & Resources

Resources and training opportunities are available free of charge to counties and eligible providers.  Please refer to Training and Resources for more information.

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: 7/10/2020 12:47 PM