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Description for 8399: Social Services, Not Elsewhere Classified

Division I: Services | Major Group 83: Social Services

Industry Group 839: Social Services, Not Elsewhere Classified


8399 Social Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily engaged in providing social services, not elsewhere classified, including establishments primarily engaged in community improvement and social change. Organizations primarily engaged in soliciting contributions on their own account and administering appropriations and allocating funds among other agencies engaged in social welfare services are also included, but foundations and philanthropic trusts are classified in Finance, Industry 6732. Civic, social, and fraternal organizations are classified in Industry 8641; political organizations are classified in Industry 8651; and establishments which raise funds on a contract basis are classified in Industry 7389.
  • Advocacy groups
  • Antipoverty boards
  • Community action agencies
  • Community chests
  • Community development groups
  • Councils for social agencies, exceptional children, and poverty
  • Fundraising organizations, except on a contract or fee basis
  • Health and welfare councils
  • Health systems agencies
  • Regional planning organizations, for social services
  • Social change associations
  • Social service information exchanges: e.g., alcoholism, drug addiction
  • United fund councils


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