2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Chapter 781)

Department of Social Services

Item 337

Item 337

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Program Management Services (45100)$44,109,917
Training and Assistance to Local Staff (45101)FY2009 $13,196,644
FY2010 $13,196,644
Central Administration and Quality Assurance for Benefit Programs (45102)FY2009 $12,979,322
FY2010 $12,979,322
Central Administration and Quality Assurance for Family Services (45103)FY2009 $8,900,281
FY2010 $9,332,813
Central Administration and Quality Assurance for Community Programs (45105)FY2009 $4,709,824
FY2010 $2,764,683
Central Administration for the Comprehensive Services Act (CSA) (45106)FY2009 $1,120,644FY2010 $1,120,644
Central Administration and Quality Assurance for Child Care Activities (45107)FY2009 $3,203,202FY2010 $5,148,343
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2009 $16,009,167FY2010 $16,306,332
Federal TrustFY2009 $28,100,750
FY2010 $28,236,117

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.

A. 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.

B. By November 1 of each year, the Department of Planning and Budget, in cooperation with the Department of Social Services, shall prepare and submit a forecast of expenditures for cash assistance provided through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, mandatory child day care services under TANF, foster care maintenance and adoption subsidy payments, upon which the Governor's budget recommendations will be based, for the current and subsequent two years to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees.