Considering a Field in Human Services


For those interested in helping people in need, a career in the field of human services is the best option.

In choosing a human service career, you may want to ask yourself if you have a preference for a certain type of clientele or population, the issues you aim to address, and the setting you want to work.


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Federal Programs Related to - Human Services, General/Other

Programs that support the personal and social development of individuals and families; provide care, protection and supervision; and enhance the individual's independence and ability to manage his or her own resources.

See also: Food (K03); Health Care (Major Group E); Housing (Major Group L); Legal Services (I05); Mental Health, Substance Abuse (Major Group F); Recreation & Sports (Major Group N); Youth Development (Major Group O)

Use references: Community Services; Multiservice Programs; Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers; Settlement House Programs; Social Services; Social Work



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Social Sector Jobs

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