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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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    Darden Community Care The
    16305 Calle Serena, Moreno Valley, CA 92551
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    (951) 485-9226
    User Review: "It's very very bad. The boy lives there took the phone from my son, he chased to his house and the lady lives there said he..." - don (CA)
    Safe Alternatives for Everyone
    28910 Pujol Street, Temecula, CA 92590
    Nonprofit organization that provides services to children, youth, and families who are at risk or have experienced abuse or violence. Helping young people by interacting with local law enforcement.
    (951) 587-3900
    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
    Optimist Transitional Housing
    707 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (760) 969-4347
    Optimist Foster Family and Adoption Services
    707 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (760) 969-4345
    Jennifer Hilt, MSW, LCSW
    2150 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Ste, Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (760) 333-9211
    Psychic David Edmondson
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (760) 219-6822
    Stan Layne Brosamle
    2150 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Ste 3, Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (760) 323-8016
    Riverside County Public Social Services
    14201 Palm Dr Ste 108, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
    (760) 329-2797
    Riverside County Recovery Opportunity Center
    68615 Perez Rd Ste 9a, Cathedral City, CA 92234
    (760) 770-2300
    Riverside County Public Social Services
    68625 Perez Rd Ste 2, Cathedral City, CA 92234
    (760) 773-6700
    Pma Advertising & Public Relations Inc
    550 S Oleander Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264
    (760) 778-1313
    Gamblers Anonymous Ccpg
    Palm Springs, CA 92264
    (760) 325-2808
    Barbara Sinatra Children's Center At Eisenhower
    39000 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    (760) 340-2336
    Karen Dobbins
    42600 Bob Hope Dr Ste 413, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    (760) 636-8680

    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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