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Social service

LC control 85124049
LC classificationHV1 HV696
Topical headingSocial service
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Variant(s)Benevolent institutions
Relief stations (for the poor)
Social service agencies
Social welfare
Social work
See alsoheadings beginning with the words Social work
Human services
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Scope noteHere are entered works on the methods employed in social work, public or private. Works on tax-supported welfare activities are entered under Public welfare. Works on privately supported welfare activities are entered under Charities. Works that discuss collectively the various policies, programs, services, and facilities to meet basic human needs relating to the quality of life, such as education, health, welfare, etc. are entered under Human services.
Subject example tracingNotes under Charities; Human services; Public welfare