2006 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5002 (Chapter 3)

Department of Social Services

Item 333

Item 333

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Program Management Services (45100)$29,349,915$29,349,915
Local Training and Assistance (45101)FY2007 $13,327,973FY2008 $13,327,973
Financial Assistance Programs Administration (45102)FY2007 $6,203,304FY2008 $6,203,304
Protective Services Programs Administration (45103)FY2007 $6,054,473FY2008 $6,054,473
Community Programs Administration (45105)FY2007 $2,688,588FY2008 $2,688,588
Comprehensive Services Act Administration (45106)FY2007 $1,075,577FY2008 $1,075,577
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $8,891,521FY2008 $8,891,521
Federal TrustFY2007 $20,458,394FY2008 $20,458,394

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 54; Title 63.2, Chapters 1 and 6, Code of Virginia; Title VI, Subtitle B, P.L. 97-35, as amended; P.L. 103-252, as amended; P.L. 104-193, as amended, Federal Code.

The Department of Social Services, in collaboration with the Office of Comprehensive Services, shall provide training to local staff serving on Family Assessment and Planning Teams and Community Policy and Management Teams. Training shall include, but need not be limited to, the federal and state requirements pertaining to the provision of the foster care services funded under § 2.2-5211, Code of Virginia. The training shall also include written guidance concerning which services remain the financial responsibility of the local departments of social services. Training shall be provided on a regional basis at least once per year. Written guidance shall be updated and provided to local Comprehensive Services Act teams whenever there is a change in allowable expenses under federal or state guidelines. In addition, the Department of Social Services shall provide ongoing local oversight of its federal and state requirements related to the provision of services funded under § 2.2-5211, Code of Virginia.