Residential Child Care Institution (RCCI)

Residential Child Care Institution (RCCI): any distinct part of a public or non-profit private institution which:

Maintains children in residence Operates principally for the care of children and; If private, is licensed by the State or local government to provide residential childcare services under the appropriate licensing code. A boarding school is not considered an RCCI unless it meets the criteria stated above.

RCCIs have two types of children who attend: residential and day students.

A residential student is one who resides in the facility and is considered a one-person household. A day student is one who attends the RCCI but does not reside in the facility. RCCIs operate NSLP within the same regulations as schools with some minor exceptions. Click on each operating term to view the specifics.