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Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services

General Notice
Amend Permanency Regulation 2021
Date Posted: 7/6/2021
Expiration Date: 8/5/2021
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
30 Day Comment Forum is underway. Began on 7/6/2021 and will end on 8/5/2021

Chapter 254 of the 2021 Acts of Assembly creates the state-funded Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program, which provides an additional permanency option for youth in foster who are ineligible for the existing Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program.  Pursuant to the 2021 legislation, public comment is being sought on an action to amend 22VAC40-201, Permanency Services-Prevention, Foster Care, Adoption and Independent Living. The State Board of Social Services will take action on this regulation on August 18, 2021. The draft regulation can be viewed under Meeting Schedule and Details at

Contact Information
Name / Title: Nikki Clarke Callaghan  / Legislation, Regulations & Guidance Manager
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, 23219
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