Term Individual and Family Support Services
Code PH
Definition Programs that provide alternative living arrangements for children who have no birth family or whose family environment is abusive; facilitate the settlement of new residents in the community; marshal community resources on behalf of disadvantaged residents during the holidays; or offer other services that augment and expand the protection, supervision, care and support that are provided through the primary family unit, or that enhance the recipient's mobility or ability to communicate and live more comfortably.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/8/10
Use References
See Also References Disaster Related Family Services Volunteer Opportunities (PX-1900.1530)
Family Services Related Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300)
External Classification Terms Family Services (NTE P40)
Individual, Family and Community Support (USA IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Personal Social Services (NPC P05)
Personal Social Services (NTE P50)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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