Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Regulations for Children's Residential Facilities [12 VAC 35 ‑ 46]
|Description||This chapter provides the process and standards for licensing children's residential facilities that provide mental health, mental retardation, substance abuse and brain injury services. The Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services is the licensing authority under these regulations.|
|State Authority||Sections 37.2-408 and 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To articulate requirements to assure the health, safety, care and treatment for children who receive services from providers of residential mental health, mental retardation, substance abuse and brain injury services.
To provide clear and precise criteria for determining provider accountability and taking actions to enforce compliance.
|Name / Title:||Emily Bowles / Legal Coordinator, Office of Licensing|
DBHDs P.O. Box 1797
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
|Telephone:||(804)225-3281 FAX: (804)692-0066 TDD: (804)371-8977|