Licensure Bureau

Mission: Protect the safety and well-being of Montanans through the licensing of Montana child, youth and health care facilities under the authority of the laws and regulations of the State of Montana, such as Montana Code Annotated (M.C.A) and Administrative Rules of Montana (A.R.M).

For Your Information:

Proposed Rules:

Referenced documents

  • 2010 edition of the FGI Guidelines
  • 2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code

Licensure Bureau

Contact us:

Phone: (406) 444-2099
Fax: (406) 444-1742
PO Box 202953
2401 Colonial Drive, 2nd Floor
Helena MT 59620-2953

Bureau Chief
(406) 444-7770

Health Care Facility Licensing

Tara Wooten
Program Manager
(406) 444-1575

Laura Dietz
License Permit Technician
(406) 444-2676


Certificate of Need

Leslie Howe
Program Manager
(406) 444-9519

Residential Facility Licensing

Julie Fink

Program Manager
(406) 563-4668


Construction Consultant

Brian Nelson
(406) 444-6794