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ISIC Rev.3 code 8532Structure
This class includes a wide variety of social, counselling, welfare, refugee, referral and similar activities the services of which are delivered to individuals and families in their homes or elsewhere. They may be carried out by government offices or by private organizations, such as church related welfare organizations, disaster relief oranizations and national or local self-help organizations, and also by specialists providing counselling services. It involves e.g. child day-care activities (creches), including day-care activities for the handicapped, welfare and guidance activities for children, adoption activities, activities for the prevention of cruelty to children and others, eligibility determination in connection with welfare aid, rent supplements or food stamps, old age visiting, household budget counselling, marriage and family guidance, guidance delivered to persons on parole or probation, community and neighbourhood activities, activities for disaster victims, refugees, immigrants, etc., including temporary or extended shelter for them, vocational rehabilitation and habilitation activities for handicapped or unemployed persons provided that the education component is limited.
Charitable activities like fund raising or other supporting activities aimed at social work.
Exclusions: Funding and administration of compulsory social security programmes are classified in class 7530 (Compulsory social security activities).
Activities as described in this class but carried-out by units providing accommodation are classified in class 8531 (Social work with accommodation).
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