Sherise Baltazar, Adult Family Home Business Consultant

Boost your chances of attaining a license for your adult family home business with Proactive Solutions, LLC. My packages are designed to help you develop processes that will improve your operations and prepare your business for licensing. I take pride in being able to meet your needs regardless of your situation.

Mission Statement

Proactive Solutions LLC provides quality individualized consultation services with a personal touch to assist adult family home (AFH) business owners in the operation of their home.


Accomplished Professional in AFH

I established Proactive Solutions, LLC in 2018 to assist clients with their AFH business. Having many years of involvement in the industry, you can trust me to offer constructive insight during preparation. This includes providing an in-depth understanding about the process and tasks that need to be accomplished. I have extensive experience in AFH licensing and policies in Washington, including management and safety.

  • Specialized in AFH licensing from 2012 to 2015
  • Conducted AFH Quality Assurance inspections from 2012 to 2015
  • Worked as the AFH Policy Program Manager within Residential Care Services (RCS) since 2015
  • Designated by RCS as the subject matter expert for the AFH program from 2015 to 2018
  • Monitored legislative session and analyzed bills impacting the AFH industry
  • Proposed bills to the legislature
  • Instructed the AFH Prospective Provider Orientation class required for AFH application submission
  • Communicated department changes to AFH providers/stakeholders
  • Worked collaboratively with the AFH Council (AFHC), RCS licensing staff, and AFH providers in identifying areas for improvement in rules and processes that directly impacted the AFH industry such as revisions to Chapter 388-76 Washington Administrative Code and the AFH Professional Provider website

“You are priceless”


“Sherise is knowledgeable and passionate in what she does. Her guidance in interpreting AFH codes is priceless. She is wonderful to work with.”

Peter and Josephine

“Working with Sherise has been fantastic. She has turned the complicated chaos of the Adult Family Home inspection and licensing process and streamlined it into simple, achievable steps...and she’s been there every step of the way. She’s reliable, knowledgeable, and accommodating. Our experience under her guidance has been nothing but positive. I cannot say enough about her superior standards of professionalism and competence. Thanks Sherise!”

Dave and Kristen

“When I look back and think about Proactive Solutions ,it’s the best decision I made as a new provider to have you on board. You are efficient , proactive , organized , knowledgeable and wise which you have shared wonderful information to help me run my business and stay on top of things .Thank you for all you do .Am glad our paths crossed. Looking forward to doing more business with you.”

Anne F.

“If you are looking for an Adult Family Home (AFH) consultant, I strongly recommend Sherise Baltazar! Aside from having vast knowledge of the business, backed up by her DSHS credentials -, the following are just some of the traits we appreciate about her:
1. Attention to detail —You will agree once you see her structured portfolio and business agenda! Gets point across and makes sure client understands a difficult concept.

2. Flexible — She will work with your schedule; I love the online meetings, video conferencing, and screen sharing experience!

3. Genuine — excellent soft skills and technical expertise!

4. Excellent customer service — responds to calls, emails, messages the same day or ASAP.”


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