Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Foster Care - Guiding Principles [22 VAC 40 ‑ 200]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Guiding principles for the provision of services to achieve permanency for children in foster care.
State Authority None entered
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To set standards for service provision to children in foster care that:
1)serve the best interests of children;
2)ensure children have the right to a safe and stable home;
3)support families in improving their capacity to nurture, carry out, and resume their responsibilities to their children; and
4)ensure eligible youth receive independent living services.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Moniko Coleman  / Board Liaison
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7512    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish New Permanency Services Regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2012.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish New Permanency Regulation Proposed Stage withdrawn on 04/20/2007 after the comment period had ended.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
6/18/2003 Agency Completed Retain As Is