Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Foster Care - Assessing the Client's Service Needs [22 VAC 40 ‑ 210]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Assessment and reassessments needs of children in foster care and their families.
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 provide guidance regarding:
1)assessment of the needs of children and circumstances of the birth family or prior custodian within 60 days of acceptance of custody and every six months for as long as the child remains in foster care;
2)six month reassessments of additional efforts required or additional service needs of children and families to achieve the permanency goal or whether to select an alternate goal; and
3)assessment and reassessment resulting in changing the permanency goal to adoption.

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Withdrawn Actions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Establish New Permanency Regulation Proposed Stage withdrawn on 04/20/2007 after the comment period had ended.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