DSS Announces July 1st Auxiliary Grant Increase

The Department of Social Services (DSS) sent a letter to assisted living facilities announcing the increase in the Auxiliary Grant (AG) rate effective July 1, 2012.   

The AG rate will increase by $14 per month statewide from $1,136 to $1,150.  Rates in Planning District 8 (Northern VA) will increase from $1,303 to $1,317 due to the 15 percent differential. There will be no increase in the personal needs allowance. The personal needs allowance will remain $81 for 2012.

Please call Tishaun Harris at 804.726.7560 or email at Tishaun.harrisugworji@dss.virginia.gov with any questions regarding the increase.