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Welfare Services

Scope Note: 
Organized public or private assistance provided to financially needy individuals or their families (Note: Prior to Mar80, this concept may have been indexed under "Welfare" or "Social Welfare")
Category: Social Processes and Structures
Broader Terms
Social Services
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Migrant Welfare Services (2004)
Public Welfare Assistance
Welfare Agencies (2004)
Welfare Problems (1966 1980)
Welfare Reform (2004)
Related Terms
Poverty Programs
Public Housing
Social Responsibility
Social Work
Welfare Recipients
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966