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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
    9600 Center Ave Ste 100, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
    We recruit and train foster families to care for abused, neglect and abandoned children. We offer premiere social and human services for your every need. Let us show you the difference.
    (909) 980-4755
    Hope Counseling and Family Therapy
    10777 Civic Center Dr, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
    We provide eclectic, evidence based therapeutic methodologies and educational interventions within a quality, ethics based environment to children, families, and adults diagnosed with disorders.
    (909) 948-3536
    Center for Anger Managment
    345 W Foothill Blvd, Glendora, CA 91741
    Here you can find classes in anger management for adults, teens and children. There are counseling services from a professional who can help advise the youth to have a promising future.
    (626) 963-2856
    Cal for Lfe Pregnancy Help Center
    15800 Main St, Hesperia, CA 92345
    (760) 244-7675
    Vnaic Morning Star Center
    18169 Bear Valley Rd, Hesperia, CA 92345
    (760) 948-7249
    Jefferson Fred Memorial
    14608 Main St Ste A, Hesperia, CA 92345
    (760) 949-1206
    A New Beginning
    16377 Main St Ste A, Hesperia, CA 92345
    (760) 244-8337
    Alzheimer's Support Group of Victor Valley
    Hesperia, CA 92345
    (760) 261-7298
    Professional Intervention Services
    Hesperia, CA 92345
    (760) 956-5145
    American Red Cross
    16248 Desert Knoll Dr, Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 245-6511
    Moses House Ministries
    15180 Anacapa Rd, Victorville, CA 92392
    (760) 955-1895
    High Desert Center
    16248 Victor St, Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 243-7151
    Community Health Action Network
    15000 7th St, Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 241-9900
    Family Systems Management
    14252 Saint Andrews Dr Ste 1, Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 955-7374
    Mental Health Systems
    16519 Victor St, Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 843-1177

    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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