Children's Transition Care Centers (CTCC)


A facility which provides a temporary, home-like environment for medically fragile children, technology dependent children, and children with special health care needs, up to 21 years of age, who are deemed clinically stable by a physician but are dependent on life-sustaining medications, treatments, and equipment, and who require assistance with activities of daily living to facilitate transitions from a hospital or other facility to a home or other appropriate setting.


  • Child welfare agencies and other facilities and centers wherein children and youths are detained which are operated by any department or agency of state, county, or municipal government.
  • Any bona fide boarding school whose primary purpose of admission is education, provided that such facility in order to claim exemption shall operate under a published academic educational curriculum which meets the requirements of the State Department of Education, shall have classroom facilities which are not used for residential living and shall not have been granted nor have assumed legal custody of children attending the facility.
  • Facilities owned and operated by the state or federal government.

Type Requirements:

  • A Children’s Transition Care Center must obtain a license or temporary license.

Legal Authority:  O.C.G.A. §§ 49-5-12, 49-5-12.1, 49-2-17, 49-5-3, 49-5-8, and 49-5-60 et seq.

The following link will take you to the Code of Georgia-Free Public Access website: Official Code of Georgia Annotated


Rules and Regulations for Children's Transition Care Centers, Effective February 16, 2009


License: No charge

Find a Children's Transition Care Center

For an application regarding CTCC’s, please make a request through the Residential Child Care Licensing website or contact our office.


Residential Child Care Licensing Unit

RCCL inspects, monitors, licenses Child Caring Institutions, Child Placing Agencies, Outdoor Child Caring Programs, Children's Transitional Care Centers and Maternity Homes.

(404) 657-9651
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47 Trinity Ave. S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30334