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Resource, Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards [22 VAC 40 ‑ 211]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation sets out the approval requirements for resource, foster and adoptive family homes providers approved by local departments of social services. The regulation ensures compliance with federal amd state laws and regulations regarding resource, foster and adoptive family homes. This regulation is integral to protecting the health, safety and welfare of all citizens, as it ensures that individuals approved to care for children in foster care or awaiting adoption are being cared for by individuals who are capable of providing the level of care required.
State Authority ยงยง 63.2-217 and 63.2-319 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 None entered
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Moniko Coleman  / Board Liaison
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: moniko.coleman@dss.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)726-7512    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Resource, Foster and Adoptive Home Approval Regulation Proposed Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish Resource, Foster and Adoptive Family Home Standards for Local Departments of Social Services Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/2/2009.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish new Resource, Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards for local departments of social services Proposed Stage withdrawn on 4/20/2007 after the comment period had ended.