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Community-Based Residential Facilities: Rules and Regulations

Are you a provider for a community-based residential facility (CBRF)? We provide links to rules and regulations for operating a CBRF in Wisconsin.

CBRFs are places where five or more unrelated people live together in a community setting. Care, treatment, and services offered include room and board, supervision, and support services. It can include up to three hours of nursing care per week.

Learn more about CBRFs in Wis. Stat. ch. 50.

Learn more about facilities excluded from this definition in Wis. Stat. § 50.01(1g).

Learn more about Wisconsin administrative codes for CBRFs in Wis. Admin. Code ch. DHS 83.

Regulatory information

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Last revised April 15, 2024