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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
[Repealed] Disability Advocacy Project [22 VAC 40 ‑ 630]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Localities providing disability advocacy services will identify General Relief recipients who have received written notification from the Social Security Administration that their disability claims at the application or reconsideration level have been denied. Local staff will send letters to the interim assistance recipients explaining advocacy services, offering to refer them to advocacy providers for legal representation during the appeal process, providing information on how the appeal would affect their general relief benefits, and advising them that they have five days from the receipt of this letter to contact the agency requesting advocacy services.
State Authority §§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-803 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority 42 USCA § 301 et seq.
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 recipients of General Relief advocacy services in submitting disability claims to the Social Security Administration.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Mark Golden  / TANF Program Manager
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)726-7385    FAX: (804)726-7357    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal General Relief Disability Advocacy Project Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/02/2011.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
8/7/2007 Completed Repeal
6/26/2002 Completed Retain As Is