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The Virginia Department of Social Services provides policy and guidance to the local departments of social services. Chapter C of the Child and Family Services Manual is specifically for the Child Protective Services (CPS) program. This guidance manual is typically updated annually to reflect changes made in the law or best practices. The most recent edition of the guidance manual is listed first. All revisions are detailed in the "Transmittal" document.