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The mission of the Virginia Network of Private Providers is to strengthen the system of services for individuals with behavioral health issues, addictions, or developmental disabilities through advocacy for the individuals we support, strong communication and support of member organizations and representation of their interest in all forums.

And Proposals for the Budget are . . . ?

February 05, 2023

The reports on the proposed budget amendments from the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee are out today.  The Senate Report does not contain as much detail (though considerably more money!) so it will be several days until we have the exact information.  I’ll list some of the key elements below […]

2023 Session Update #2 (and other news!)

January 29, 2023

Let’s start with the “other news” which may be more exciting and which I simply forgot last week.  During the Board Meeting in Richmond after the visit to the General Assembly last week the Board made several decisions: Officers were elected (our bylaws allow for officers to serve one year terms, but do permit consecutive […]

2023 Session Update #1

January 21, 2023

This is the end of the first full week of the Session – this is a short Session, but more than 2100 items have been introduced for consideration (approximately 1900 are actual bills!).   Two of the bills are, of course, budget bills, but while money and budget language are very important – there are a […]

A Little Something to Add to the List!

December 22, 2022

DBHDS sent a copy of the “training” video for the revised OSVT yesterday (apparently prompted by the NewsPost of yesterday)!  And thanks to them for doing so; but . . . ! After you review the training posted here, I think you may conclude that while it does show the changes that were made to […]



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