Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
Guidance Document Information
Title Child & Family Services Manual, Chapter D, Resource Family Home Approval
Document ID FS10
Effective Date 1/21/2021
pdf View document text     Posted On 3/3/2021                 Document on Town Hall

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Public Comment Forums / Change History
Proposed Change Register Date Status
The changes to the Resource Family guidance are a result of legislation passed during the 2020 Session of the General Assembly and federal directives regarding the approval process for all foster parents, including relatives and fictive kin, and limits on the number of foster children allowed in one.... 12/21/2020 Forum ended on 1/20/2021 with 0 Comments.
Add timeframes for when background checks must be completed and clarify the process for obtaining background checks, approvals, re-approvals and emergency approvals. 9/30/2019 Forum ended on 10/30/2019 with 0 Comments.

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