Foster, Day Care, Group Home, Adult Care, Adoption Inspections

Winston-Salem Fire Department offers fire inspections for the purpose of Day Care, Foster Home, Adult Care, and Group Home licensing .  Please ensure that you complete all prior steps required for state or city licensing before contacting the Fire Department.

NCDHHS Foster Care

NCDHHS Residential Child Care Facility

Fire Inspections for Day Care or residential properties can be applied for online HERE.

Once payment is made, you will receive a copy of your receipt as well as the contact for your district inspector so you may schedule the inspection at your convenience.

Inspection documents and resources

For any questions, please contact Drew Whitehurst (336-734-1290) or e-mail