Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Permanency Services - Prevention, Foster Care, Adoption, and Independent Living [22 VAC 40 ‑ 201]
Amend Permanency Regulation
General Information
Action Summary The Permanency regulation, 22 VAC 40-201, encompasses the full range of services for prevention, foster care, adoption, and Independent Living Services. The regulation provides local department of social services with rules for the provision of child welfare services consistent with the Code of Virginia and federal law. The intent of this action is to make the regulation consistent with current Code of Virginia and federal laws, and to make any other changes the agency deems necessary.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [003751]
Associated Mandates
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6565 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/3/2013.
6964 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/29/2016.
7512 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/11/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Em Parente  / Program Manager
Address: 801 E. Main Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7538    FAX: (804)726-7895    TDD: ()-