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A Few Key Terms Regarding Social Services

In the United States, there are social and human services offered in most cities. These are essentially government-regulated services that are provided to the community. Many people turn to human services for family counseling, housing, medical care, or child education needs. As you may know, this type of community organization is non-profit and provides assistance to virtually anyone in need. There are some key terms that can assist you with better understanding social services in your area.

  • Non-Profit Organization – This is an organization that functions to assist people in need or in times of crisis. They do no profit from their services, and both state and federal human services are examples of non-profit organizations. These services often provide food, medical assistance, and shelter to those in need.
  • Department of Health Education and Welfare – A government department that was created to better assist people in need. This organization helps people all over the United States with education, health care, and financial assistance.
  • Child Protective Services – This is a government-regulated division that investigates reports of child abuse, as well as child neglect. Services are provided to children and families in their homes, and some kids are often placed in foster care or adoptive homes.
  • Child Support Enforcement Division – An agency that functions in each state to locate non-custodial parents. This agency keeps track of child support payment court orders, and assists with collecting and distributing these funds accordingly.
  • Family Counseling Services – These are services provided to the public to assist families with problems like abuse, depression, and drug use. Although some family counseling services are non-profit and available to the public free of charge, others do charge a fee for profit.
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington, DC 20201
    The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services
    Department of Health and Human Service
    Washington, DC 20201
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
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    Trinity Foster Care
    835 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    We are proud to recruit and train foster families to care for abused, neglect and abandoned children. Offering superior social and human services to meet your family's needs.
    (619) 585-1508
    Mental Health America of San Diego County
    4069 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104
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    (619) 543-0412
    User Review: "Offers a variety of groups, such as dv, anger management, dual diagnosis. Friendly person who answered the phone."
    Sylvia Flanagan, MA, MFT
    2231 Camino Del Rio S Ste 308, San Diego, CA 92108
    Individual and couples counseling available. We are professional and compassionate with a convenient in the surrounding area. Please call our office for more information.
    (619) 318-1901
    Community Youth Athletic's Center
    1018 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950
    (619) 474-2922
    Turning The Hearts Center
    345 5th Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 691-9643
    A Corn
    22 W 35th St Ste 204, National City, CA 91950
    (619) 235-9593
    South Bay Repsite
    148 E 30th St Ste N, National City, CA 91950
    (619) 422-1311
    United International Health Net
    642 3rd Ave Ste D, Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 425-5083
    Lutheran Social Services
    580 Hilltop Dr, Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 425-4061
    Partnerships With Industry
    1121 Bay Blvd, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    (619) 424-2250
    Maac Project
    1355 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    (619) 591-0060
    Family Support Programs South Bay
    1261 3rd Ave Ste D, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    (619) 420-5611
    Nancy Cowden
    815 3rd Ave Ste 306, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    (619) 750-3313
    Barrio Station
    2175 Newton Ave, San Diego, CA 92113
    (619) 238-0314
    Coronado Safe Foundation
    1009 C Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
    (619) 522-6884

    Non-profits that provide social and human services often offer mental health counseling for individuals and families, welfare assistance, adoption advice, and support for workers seeking compensation for on the job injuries. Many social and human services non-profits choose to focus on specific topics. An agency might, for instance, provide extensive family counseling that gives children and adults the opportunity to learn coping skills for negative emotions. Others provide rent assistance by helping unemployed people find work or loaning them money without interest. Most of the agencies that offer these types of services are non-profit organizations, but that does not mean that all of their social and human services are free. A social worker helping a family with several young children on welfare assistance will not usually charge for the assistance, but they might charge for mental health counseling. Since the organizations typically want everyone in the community to have access to their help, they usually charge on a sliding scale. This makes their social work agents more affordable for those without incomes or with low incomes. It is usually easy to find social and human service agencies that are located in your community. You can look in your phone book or search the internet for organizations that fit your needs. If you know that you need assistance with a specific issue, like mental health counseling or employee compensation, then you should include those words in your search to find organizations that have professionals who know a lot about the subjects that affect your life.
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