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Accessibility Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of accessibility.

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Addictions/Dependencies Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal generally with the topic of addiction/dependency.

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Adoption/Foster Care Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of adoption and/or foster care as well as foster care transition.

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Agricultural Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of agriculture.

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AIDS/HIV Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of AIDS/HIV.

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Anger/Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal generally with the topics of anger and violence regardless of the contexts in which they occur.

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Animal/Pet Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of domestic and wild animals (including pets) and their well-being and control.

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Arts/Humanities Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of the arts and humanities.

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Assistive Technology Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of assistive technology.

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Business Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of business.

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Canadian Retirement Issues

Programs that provide information and /or services that deal with Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Supplements and other retirement benefits.

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Caregiver Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of caregivers and their concerns.

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Child Abduction/Parental Kidnapping Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of child abduction including parental kidnapping.

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Child Abuse Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of child abuse.

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Child Care Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of child care.

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Children's Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of children and their interests.

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Civil Rights Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of civil rights.

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Community Development Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with community development topics such as neighbourhood revitalization; economic development; upgrading of basic infrastructure such as streets, water and waste water systems; and improvements in community facilities and services.

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Consumer Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of consumers/consumerism.

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Crime Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with crime prevention (including self-defence), crime reporting, crime investigation and other similar topics.

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Cultural/Racial Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of culture/multiculturalism, i.e., that relate to the distinctive racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic and/or cultural origins or backgrounds which groups of people have in common and that sometimes separate one group from another.

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Dating Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of date rape, verbal and physical abuse, threats of abuse and other forms of violence that occur when teens or older people are dating.

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Death and Dying Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of death, the process of dying and/or the concept of death and dying as seen from different historical, philosophical, spiritual, religious, medical and mental health perspectives.

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Developmental Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of children's development, both typical and atypical.

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Disabilities Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of disabilities.

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Divorce/Custody/Support Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of divorce, child custody, child support and/or spousal support.

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Domestic Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of domestic violence, i.e., spouse/partner abuse.

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Education Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of education.

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Elder Abuse Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of elder and/or dependent adult abuse.

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Election Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the general topics of elections at local, provincial and national levels.

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Employment Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of employment.

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Environmental Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with conservation, pollution, beautification, recycling, or other environmental topics.

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Family Planning Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with contraception, infertility, sterilization, genetic disorders or other family planning topics.

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Family Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of family violence.

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Gambling Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of gambling and problem gamblers.

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Government Services Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of services provided by the city, county, provincial, territorial or federal government.

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Gun Violence Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of gun violence.

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Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of health problems and/or care.

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Hoarding Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of compulsive hoarding (i.e., the excessive collection of possessions coupled with the inability to discard and/or properly organize them).

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Homelessness Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of homelessness.

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Housing Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of housing.

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Human Rights Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of human rights.

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Human/Social Services Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of human/social services.

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Human Trafficking Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of human trafficking, specific forms of which include child trafficking, labour trafficking, sex trafficking and trafficking for organ trade.

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Hunger/Food Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of hunger and the availability of food.

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Immigration Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of immigration. Included are settlement issues faced by immigrants within the first few years of moving to a new country.

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Indigenous Peoples Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of indigenous peoples and their interests.

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Infant Mortality Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of infant mortality.

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Insurance Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of insurance.

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International Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of international development, international relations, international relief or other issues that are international in character.

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Labour Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of labour/labour relations.

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Legal Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with legal topics.

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LGBTQ Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of LGBTQ individuals and their interests. The LGBTQ population includes people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer or questioning.

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Literacy Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of adult or family literacy.

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Long Term Care Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of long term care and the individuals who require it.

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Medical Marijuana Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of medical marijuana.

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Men's Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of men and their interests.

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Mental Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of mental health/mental illness.

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Nonprofit Organization Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of nonprofit organizations.

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Nutrition Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of nutrition.

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Offender/Ex-Offender Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of offenders/ex-offenders and their interests.

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Older Adult/Aging Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of older adults and their interests.

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Oral Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of oral health including issues relating to the mouth, teeth and gums.

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Organ/Tissue Transplant Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of organ and tissue transplants.

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Parenting Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of parenting.

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Personal Finances Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with lending (including predatory lending), credit, bankruptcy, foreclosures and other issues related to personal finances.

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Poverty Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of poverty.

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Prescription Drug Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of prescription drugs.

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Public Assistance Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of public assistance.

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Public Health Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of environmental health, communicable disease control, immunizations and other public health issues.

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Recreational Marijuana Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of recreational marijuana.

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Rehabilitation Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of rehabilitation facilities and/or practitioners and/or the conditions under which rehabilitation services may be required.

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Religious/Spirituality Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of religion and spirituality.

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Reproductive Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with issues related to pregnancy.

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Rural Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of rural populations and their issues.

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Safety Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of safety.

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Science and Technology Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of science, technology and the digital divide.

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Sexual Assault Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of sexual assault.

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Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of smoking and nicotine addiction.

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Special Education Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of special education.

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Sports/Recreation Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of sports and other recreation.

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Substance Use Disorder Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of substance use disorders.

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Suicide Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of suicide.

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Tax Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of taxation/taxes.

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Teen Pregnancy Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of teen pregnancy.

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Transportation Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of transportation.

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Utility Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of utilities including gas, electricity, home heating fuel, telephone services and cable service.

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Veteran/Military Personnel Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.

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Violent Extremism/Radicalization Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of violent extremism and the recruitment and radicalization of individuals by groups willing to commit violence based on extreme religious, political or other ideological beliefs.

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Volunteerism Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of volunteerism.

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Women's Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of women and their interests.

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Youth Issues

Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of youth and their interests.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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