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
Action 3962
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003751]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6565 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/03/2013.
6964 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/29/2016.
7512 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/11/2017.
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: ()-