RD823 - Biennial Progress Report on the Children's Services Act – December 2021

Executive Summary:

The Code of Virginia and the Appropriation Act require that the State Executive Council for Children's Services (SEC) biennially publish and disseminate a progress report on services for children, youth, and families and a plan for such services for the ensuing biennium. As the administrative entity of the Council, the Office of Children's Services (OCS) is pleased to submit the following report. For the FY2020-FY2022 biennium, the Council conducted a planning process that included a survey of various stakeholder groups and a collaborative, full-day session with the State and Local Advisory Team (SLAT). 1 The biennial Strategic Plan and progress in meeting its goals and objectives can be found at the end of this report.