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Information and Referral

    Results: 16

  • Collaboration Development (1)
    TP-5900.1600

    Collaboration Development

    TP-5900.1600

    Programs that help nonprofit organizations, small businesses and other groups develop or participate in temporary cooperative relationships in which two or more organizations agree to confer, share information or work together toward some mutual benefit while keeping their status as separate organizations and retaining their decision-making power and autonomy. Examples of collaborative efforts include information sharing, cooperative needs assessment activities, joint planning, program coordination, cooperative fundraising, shared staff or volunteers, joint purchasing, and implementation of cooperative support functions such as public relations, marketing, staff training and other activities that maximize the resources available to collaborative members.
  • Community Groups and Government/Administrative Offices (1)
    TD

    Community Groups and Government/Administrative Offices

    TD

    Organizations or groups of individuals with common interests or concerns who have joined together on a voluntary basis to provide targeted services for the community; offer information and guidance regarding the planning, implementation and evaluation of needed services; advocate for changes that will have a beneficial effect on the community and its residents; or introduce other ways of improving social, cultural, economic or environmental conditions. Also included are the administrative headquarters of local city and county departments, state agencies and federal agencies as well as those that oversee the work of large non-governmental agencies; departments or offices within public and private agencies that are responsible for internal support functions like budget and finance and facility management; and the offices of elected and appointed officials at various levels of government.
  • Directory/Resource List Publication (4)
    TJ-6500.1700

    Directory/Resource List Publication

    TJ-6500.1700

    Programs that publish and distribute directories of agencies that provide human services for residents of the community and/or resource lists. Included are programs that produce directories/lists that focus on a specific geographical area, service category or target group as well as those that produce a comprehensive directory of all community resources.
  • Government Services Issues (1)
    YZ-2550

    Government Services Issues

    YZ-2550

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of services provided by the city, county, state or federal government.
  • Information Sources (1)
    TJ-3200

    Information Sources

    TJ-3200

    Programs that provide information about a particular topic or service that interested individuals can access on a website or in person, or by telephone, email, chat, text or other communication channel such as a video relay service. Information may be in a self-serve, browsable format (for example a web resource directory or library of audio recordings) or provided by live agents with expertise in the field.
  • Internet Information Resources (7)
    TJ-1800.3300

    Internet Information Resources

    TJ-1800.3300

    Information that is available to people with personal computers equipped with Internet connections and the appropriate software.
  • Lawyer Referral Services (1)
    FT-4800

    Lawyer Referral Services

    FT-4800

    Programs that maintain lists of private attorneys and link people who need legal assistance with lawyers who specialize in the required area of law.
  • Lawyer Referral Services for Older Adults (1)
    FT-4800 * YB-8000

    Lawyer Referral Services for Older Adults

    FT-4800 * YB-8000

    Programs that maintain lists of private lawyers and link people who need legal assistance with lawyers who specialize in the required area of law.

    Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.

  • Mental Health Information/Education (1)
    RR-5150

    Mental Health Information/Education

    RR-5150

    Programs that provide information through a variety of channels that improves the public's understanding of mental health and mental illness; the nature, etiology, diagnosis and treatment or management of specific mental disorders; and strategies for reducing the incidence of problems where possible. Mental health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters that affect their personal mental health and that of others. They inform the public of the risk factors and signs of mental health problems, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs, help people modify behaviors that compromise their own mental health and provide support for family members and friends who are coping with mental illness or other mental health issues that have affected a loved one.
  • Native American General Assistance (1)
    NL-1000.6000

    Native American General Assistance

    NL-1000.6000

    Programs administered by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs or state or local entities that provide financial assistance and a variety of social services to meet the basic needs of eligible American Indians living on or near reservations or in other urban or rural settings.
  • Parks/Recreation Areas (1)
    PL-6400

    Parks/Recreation Areas

    PL-6400

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public recreational facilities and grounds which can be used for a variety of leisure-time activities. Included are amusement parks, beaches, camps, public gardens, harbor/marina areas, zoos and a broad range of recreational facilities that are available in community; state and national parks; schools and universities; and other recreational areas.
  • Recreational Activities/Sports (1)
    PL-7000

    Recreational Activities/Sports

    PL-7000

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the organized recreational activity, sport or game of their choice. These programs may be offered by local clubs devoted to a particular activity or sport; may provide individual or team coaching assistance or instruction, access to equipment and facilities, and uniforms, if necessary; and may sponsor or make arrangements for athletes to participate in amateur competitions, usually at the local, regional or state level, and provide officials for games. These events are generally for the enjoyment of the athletes and are not at a high enough competitive level to be considered spectator sports.
  • Specialized Information and Referral (12)
    TJ-3000.8000

    Specialized Information and Referral

    TJ-3000.8000

    Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
  • Specialized Information and Referral for Older Adults (1)
    TJ-3000.8000 * YB-8000

    Specialized Information and Referral for Older Adults

    TJ-3000.8000 * YB-8000

    Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.

    Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.

  • State Government Agencies/Departments (1)
    TD-0300.8000

    State Government Agencies/Departments

    TD-0300.8000

    The principal executive divisions of state government in the United States including state offices, departments, divisions, bureaus, boards and commissions, that are responsible, by law, for the management and control of public business and property.
  • Summer Camps (3)
    PL-6400.1500-820

    Summer Camps

    PL-6400.1500-820

    Residential or day camp facilities where care and recreational activities are provided for children during the summer vacation period.