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In Nebraska, anyone who provides Assisted Living services for four or more residents must be licensed as an ALF. An ALF is a facility where shelter, food and assistance with care activities are provided continuously for 24 or more hours.
An ALF is not a nursing home and cannot provide routine care by licensed nurses (RN/LPN).
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An applicant for an ALF license must meet requirements in:
Renewal:Notice of renewal is sent to the facility no later than 30 days prior to the license expiration date. A renewal must include a renewal application and the required fee. You may renew online here.Fees:Title 175 Chapter 4 Regulations Governing Licensure of Assisted Living Facilities 4-004.09 Fees: The licensee must pay fees for licensure as set forth below:
The department inspects Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) prior to licensure and routinely thereafter to determine whether a facility meets the requirements outlined in the regulations. An inspection can also occur any time the department determines is it needed.
Types of inspections:
Results of all ALF inspections can be viewed here.
DHHS Licensure UnitAttn: ALF Licensing
PO Box 94986Lincoln NE 68509-4986
Nebraska State Office Building301 Centennial Mall South
14th & M Streets, 1st FloorLincoln NE 68508
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed federal holidays.