Auxiliary Grant to Increase January 1st

On December 6, 2013 the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS) notified Eligibility Supervisors and Long Term Care eligibility workers that effective January 1, 2014 there will be an Auxiliary Grant (AG) Rate Increase of 1.5 percent statewide.   The grant amount will increase from $1,196 to $1,207.  Rates in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia) will increase from $1,375 to $1,388 based on the 15 percent differential. The personal needs allowance will remain at $82.

Questions regarding the Auxiliary Grant should be directed to Tishaun Harris-Ugworji, Adult Services Program Consultant, DARS.  She can be reached by phone at 804.662.7531 or by email at