Advocacy & Public Policy

The VACSB represents its 40 member CSB/BHAs at the state level for matters of public policy involving legislation, regulation and funding.

The VACSB Legislative Update is a publication distributed each Wednesday during the General Assembly that details proposed legislation of interest to VACSB, its partners and other stakeholders.  Click here to send us an email to request receiving the VACSB Legislative Update weekly during the legislative session. 

2018 VACSB Legislative Updates: 

Legislative Update as of January 10, 2018

Legislative Update as of January 12, 2018 (corrected version from January 10th Legislative Update)

Legislative Update as of January 17, 2018 

Mental Health Advocacy Days! 

NAMI Virginia, Voices for Virginia’s Children, Mental Health America of Virginia (MHAV), and VOCAL are sponsoring two Mental Health Advocacy Days:

The Children’s Mental Health Advocacy Day is February 5, 2018 from 8 am – 12.  
Register Here:  Children's Mental Health Advocacy Day  

The Mental Health Advocacy Day is February 6, 2018 from 8 am -12.  
Register Here: Mental Health Advocacy Day 

VACSB 2018-2020 Budget Priorities

2018 Budget Hearings 

2018 General Assembly: January 10 - March 17, 2018

VACSB Advocacy Partners