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REC/GOV/019. Social Services, Department of.

 Record Group Term
Identifier: REC/GOV/019
The Department of Social Services provides assistance to families and individuals through programs such as child-care block grants, energy assistance, vocational rehabilitation, refugee assistance, programs for the elderly, temporary assistance for needy families, food stamps, Section 8 housing vouchers, and the state child support enforcement plan. The Department has evolved through several titles that reflect the changes in public policy toward those citizens in need: Board of Charities, 1873-84; State Board of Charities, 1884-1921; Department of Public Welfare, 1921-35; Office of the Commissioner of Public Welfare and the Public Welfare Council, 1935-1953; Department of Welfare, 1953-75; Department of Social Services, 1975-1979; Departments of Human Resources and Income Maintenance, 1979-1993; and, once again, the Department of Social Services, 1993-present.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Social Services records

Identifier: RG019

The Department of Social Services provides a broad range of services to the elderly, persons with disabilities, families, and individuals who need assistance in maintaining or achieving their full potential for self-direction, self-reliance and independent living.

Dates: 1775-1959


 Unprocessed Material — Accession 1972-001
Identifier: 1972-001
Dates: Other: 1883 - 1909


 Unprocessed Material — Accession 1972-002
Identifier: 1972-002
Dates: Other: 1893 - 1959

Pauper accounts.

 Unprocessed Material — Accession 1954-001
Identifier: 1954-001
Dates: Other: 1809 - 1913

Regulation making records.

 Unprocessed Material — Accession 2016-041
Identifier: 2016-041
Dates: Other: 1986 - 2013


 Unprocessed Material — Accession 2002-021
Identifier: 2002-021
Dates: Other: 1947 - 1947