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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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    New Hope New Beginning for Single Women, Inc.
    3025 Bull Street Suite 251, Savannah, GA 31405
    Outreach organization for single women with children who can access services such as professional counseling, parenting and budgeting classes, as well as job readiness skills. We also help with house keeping skills.
    (912) 233-0076
    Trinity J and D LLC
    801 E Gwinnett St, Savannah, GA 31401
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    (912) 443-3799
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    T-N-T Dynamites
    1809 Sunset Dr, Douglas, GA 31535
    If you're thinking about donating to charity, our Douglas, GA, nonprofit basketball organization could use the help. Even a small donation goes a long way.
    (912) 292-1786
    LCSW Solutions, LLC
    9998 Ford Ave Ste 5, Richmond Hill, GA 31324
    (912) 756-7136
    U S Government
    12052 Middleground Rd, Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 927-0934
    Georgia State Government Armstrong Atlantic State
    11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 344-2576
    St Joseph's/Candler
    11705 Mercy Blvd, Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 819-2479
    Saint Josephs/Candler Care Coordination & Social S
    11705 Mercy Blvd, Savannah, GA 31419
    (912) 819-2454
    Child Abuse & Neglect Reports
    243 N Brunswick St, Jesup, GA 31546
    (912) 427-5866
    American Red Cross Savannah Chapter
    41 Park of Commerce Way Ste 20, Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 651-5300
    5105 Paulsen St Ste 216, Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 201-3012
    Saint Josephs/Candler Candler Hospital
    5353 Reynolds St, Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 819-6000
    Map International
    4700 Glynco Pkwy, Brunswick, GA 31525
    (912) 265-6010
    Center for Human Direction
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 352-3618
    Saint Josephs/Candler Care Coordination & Social S
    5353 Reynolds St, Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 819-8535

    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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