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 2016
Action 4697
General Information
Action Summary The Permanency regulation, 22VAC40-201, 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 on 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 federal laws and the Code of Virginia, and to make any other changes the agency deems necessary after comments and review.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004957]
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
7742 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/28/2016.
7908 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/01/2017.
8197 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Em Parente 
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7895    FAX: (804)726-7538    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.