Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards [22 VAC 40 ‑ 211]
Establish Resource, Foster and Adoptive Family Home Standards for Local Departments of Social Services
Action 2383
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to adopt a new regulation specific to the approval requirements for resource, foster and adoptive family home providers approved by local departments of social services. The new regulation will include many of the provisions from 22 VAC 40-770, Standards and Regulations for Agency Approved Providers, which is being repealed. The new regulation will ensure compliance with changes to federal and state laws and regulations regarding resource, foster and adoptive homes.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000736]
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
4164 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 06/20/2007 before DPB completed its review.
4210 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/19/2007.
4510 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/03/2008.
5064 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/02/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Phyl Parrish  / Acting Program Manager, Quality Review
Address: Division of Family Services
7 North 8th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)726-7926    FAX: (804)726-7895    TDD: (800)828-1120