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Code of Virginia
Title 63.2. Welfare (Social Services)
8/5/2020

Title 63.2. Welfare (Social Services) (2020 Updates)

  • Subtitle I. General Provisions Relating to Social Services
  • Chapter 1. General Provisions
  • Chapter 2. State Social Services
    • Article 1. Department and Commissioner of Social Services
    • § 63.2-209.1
      Office of New Americans
    • Article 2. State Board of Social Services
    • § 63.2-215
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) State Board of Social Services
      § 63.2-215
      (Effective July 1, 2021) State Board of Social Services
  • Subtitle II. Public Assistance
  • Chapter 5. General Provisions
    • § 63.2-501
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Application for assistance
      § 63.2-501
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Application for assistance
      § 63.2-505.2
      Eligibility for food stamps; drug-related felonies
      § 63.2-510
      Obligation of person to support certain children living in same home; penalty
  • Chapter 6. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
    • § 63.2-601.2
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Statewide Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program Funding Pool Program
      § 63.2-601.2
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Statewide Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program Funding Pool Program
      § 63.2-603
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Eligibility for TANF; childhood immunizations
      § 63.2-603
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Eligibility for TANF; childhood immunizations
      § 63.2-607.1
      Eligibility for TANF; drug-related felonies
      § 63.2-608
      Virginia Initiative for Education and Work (VIEW)
      § 63.2-609
      VIEW exemptions
      § 63.2-613
      Hardship exceptions
      § 63.2-617
      Diversionary cash assistance
  • Chapter 8. Other Grants of Public Assistance
  • Subtitle III. Social Services Programs
  • Chapter 9. Foster Care
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 63.2-900.1
      Kinship foster care
      § 63.2-906
      Foster care plans; permissible plan goals; court review of foster children
      § 63.2-910
      Child support for child placed in foster care where legal custody remains with parent or guardian
    • Article 2. Fostering Futures
    • § 63.2-917
      Fostering Futures program; established
      § 63.2-918
      Definitions
      § 63.2-919
      Fostering Futures program; eligibility
      § 63.2-920
      Continuing services and support
      § 63.2-921
      Voluntary continuing services and support agreement; services provided; service worker; duties
      § 63.2-922
      Termination of voluntary continuing services and support agreement; notice; appeal
      § 63.2-923
      Court proceedings; administrative reviews
  • Chapter 12. Adoption
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 63.2-1202
      Parental, or agency, consent required; exceptions
      § 63.2-1205.1
      Certain offenders prohibited from adopting a child
    • Article 4. Stepparent Adoption
    • § 63.2-1242
      Investigation and report at discretion of circuit court
  • Chapter 13. Adoption Assistance for Children with Special Needs
  • Chapter 15. Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 63.2-1503
      Local departments to establish child-protective services; duties
      § 63.2-1506
      Family assessments by local departments
      § 63.2-1506.1
      Human trafficking assessments by local departments
    • Article 2. Complaints
    • § 63.2-1509
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Requirement that certain injuries to children be reported by physicians, nurses, teachers, etc.; penalty for failure to report
      § 63.2-1509
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Requirement that certain injuries to children be reported by physicians, nurses, teachers, etc.; penalty for failure to report
    • Article 3. Records
    • § 63.2-1514
      Retention of records in all reports; procedures regarding unfounded reports alleged to be made in bad faith or with malicious intent
      § 63.2-1515
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Central registry; disclosure of information
      § 63.2-1515
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Central registry; disclosure of information
    • Article 4. Procedures
    • § 63.2-1519
      Physician-patient and spousal privileges inapplicable
  • Chapter 16. Adult Services
    • Article 2. Adult Protective Services
    • § 63.2-1606
      Protection of aged or incapacitated adults; mandated and voluntary reporting
  • Subtitle IV. Licensure
  • Chapter 17. Licensure and Registration Procedures
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • § 63.2-1700
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Application fees; regulations and schedules; use of fees; certain facilities, centers and agencies exempt
      § 63.2-1700
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Application fees; regulations and schedules; use of fees; certain facilities, centers, and agencies exempt
      § 63.2-1701
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Licenses required; issuance, expiration, and renewal; maximum number of residents, participants or children; posting of licenses
      § 63.2-1701
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Licenses required; issuance, expiration, and renewal; maximum number of residents, participants or children; posting of licenses
      § 63.2-1701.01
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Storage of firearms in certain family day homes
      § 63.2-1701.1
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Local government to report business licenses issued to child day centers and family day homes
      § 63.2-1702
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Investigation on receipt of application
      § 63.2-1702
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Investigation on receipt of application
      § 63.2-1704
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Voluntary registration of family day homes; inspections; investigation upon receipt of complaint; revocation or suspension of registration
      § 63.2-1704.1
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Unlicensed and unregistered family day homes; notice to parents
      § 63.2-1705.1
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Child day and certain other programs; potable water; lead testing
      § 63.2-1706.1
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Inspections of child welfare agencies; prioritization
      § 63.2-1706.1
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Inspections of child welfare agencies; prioritization
      § 63.2-1708
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Records and reports
      § 63.2-1708
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Records and reports
    • Article 2. Unlicensed Programs
    • § 63.2-1715
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Exemptions from licensure
      § 63.2-1715
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Exemptions from licensure
      § 63.2-1716
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Child day center operated by religious institution exempt from licensure; annual statement and documentary evidence required; enforcement; injunctive relief
      § 63.2-1717
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Certification of preschool or nursery school programs operated by accredited private schools; provisional certification; annual statement and documentary evidence required; enforcement; injunctive relief
    • Article 3. Background Checks
    • § 63.2-1720
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Assisted living facilities and adult day care centers; employment for compensation of persons or use of volunteers convicted of certain offenses prohibited; background check required; penalty
      § 63.2-1720
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, child-placing agencies, and independent foster homes; employment for compensation of persons or use of volunteers convicted of certain offenses prohibited; background check required; penalty
      § 63.2-1720.1
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Licensed child day centers and licensed family day homes; employment for compensation or use as volunteers of persons convicted of or found to have committed certain offenses prohibited; national background check required; penalty
      § 63.2-1721
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Background check upon application for licensure as a child-placing agency or independent foster home; penalty
      § 63.2-1721
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Background check upon application for licensure as a child-placing agency, etc.; penalty
      § 63.2-1721.1
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Background check upon application for licensure, registration, or approval as child day center, family day home, or family day system; penalty
      § 63.2-1722
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Revocation or denial of renewal based on background checks; failure to obtain background check
      § 63.2-1722
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Revocation or denial of renewal based on background checks; failure to obtain background check
      § 63.2-1723
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Child welfare agencies; criminal conviction and waiver
      § 63.2-1723
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Child welfare agencies; criminal conviction and waiver
      § 63.2-1724
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Records check by unlicensed child day center; penalty
      § 63.2-1725
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Child day centers or family day homes receiving federal, state, or local child care funds; eligibility requirements
      § 63.2-1727
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Sex offender or child abuser prohibited from operating or residing in family day home; penalty
    • Article 5. Regulations and Interdepartmental Cooperation
    • § 63.2-1732
      Regulations for assisted living facilities
      § 63.2-1734
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Regulations for child welfare agencies
      § 63.2-1734
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Regulations for child welfare agencies
      § 63.2-1738
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Program leaders and child-care supervisors at licensed child day centers; approved credential
  • Chapter 18. Facilities and Programs
    • Article 1. Assisted Living Facilities
    • § 63.2-1803.01
      Possession or administration of cannabis oil
    • Article 2. Child Welfare Agencies
    • § 63.2-1809
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Regulated child day programs to require proof of child identity and age; report to law-enforcement agencies
      § 63.2-1809.1
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Insurance notice requirements for family day homes; civil penalty
      § 63.2-1810
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Dual licenses for certain child day centers
      § 63.2-1811
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Asbestos inspection required for child day centers
      § 63.2-1812
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Delay in acting on application, or in notification
      § 63.2-1813
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Visitation by parents or guardians in child day programs
      § 63.2-1815
      (Repealed effective July 1, 2021) Subtitle not to apply to certain schools and institutions
  • Subtitle V. Administrative Child Support
  • Chapter 19. Child Support Enforcement
    • Article 2. Public Assistance
    • § 63.2-1908
      Payment of public assistance for child or custodial parent constitutes debt to Department by noncustodial parents; limitations; Department subrogated to rights
      § 63.2-1911
      (Effective until July 1, 2021) Duty of local departments to enforce support; referral to Department
      § 63.2-1911
      (Effective July 1, 2021) Duty of local departments to enforce support; referral to Department
    • Article 4. Orders and Review
    • § 63.2-1916
      (Effective until January 1, 2021) Notice of administrative support order; contents; hearing; modification
      § 63.2-1916
      (Effective January 1, 2021) Notice of administrative support order; contents; hearing; modification
    • Article 6. Enforcement Remedies
    • § 63.2-1929
      Orders to withhold and to deliver property of debtor; issuance and service; contents; right to appeal; answer; effect; delivery of property; bond to release; fee; exemptions
      § 63.2-1941
      (Effective until January 1, 2021) Additional enforcement remedies
      § 63.2-1941
      (Effective January 1, 2021) Additional enforcement remedies
    • Article 8. Administrative Remedies
    • § 63.2-1944
      Employee debtor rights protected; limitation
      § 63.2-1946
      Virginia New Hire Reporting Center; State Directory of New Hires; reporting by employers
  • Subtitle VI. Grant Programs and Funds
  • Chapter 23. Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund
    • § 63.2-2300
      Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Fund; report