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The Division of Intermediate Care Facilities (DICF) is the regulatory agency responsible for ensuring the health, safety and welfare of individuals with intellectual disabilities or other related conditions living in ICFs/IID or ICFs/ORC in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  DICF is also responsible for enforcing quality care standards for Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF) for individuals under 21 years of age and Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC). 
DICF is the designated state survey agency responsible for inspecting ICFs/IID, ICFs/ORC, PRTFs and CMHCs  for compliance with federal certification standards and for conducting complaint investigations.
For more information, please contact the DICF at 717-783-3980.  Directions to the division's offices in Harrisburg can be found by clicking here.  The directions and many of the document links listed below are accessible by using Adobe Reader software.  If you need the free Adobe viewer, click here to download it.
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