Advocacy Assistance

    Results: 15

  • Conservation (2)
    JD-1500

    Conservation

    JD-1500

    Programs that protect our natural resources from abuse, neglect, waste or exploitation and preserve their availability for future generations.
  • Consumer Protection Agencies (1)
    DD-2100

    Consumer Protection Agencies

    DD-2100

    Agencies established by federal, state, county or city officials, business or industry associations, the media or the private sector to provide consumer education and information and/or to handle consumer complaints regarding unfair or fraudulent business or credit practices, unsafe or poor quality goods, incompetent services or other similar problems; and to provide solutions through mediation, arbitration or public pressure.
  • County Recorder Offices (1)
    TD-6600.4500-300

    County Recorder Offices

    TD-6600.4500-300

    The office of the individual who holds the position of county recorder and is responsible for registering and maintaining a permanent record of deeds, mortgages, liens, affidavits and other legal instruments; allowing the public to view official documents; and providing certified copies of documents requested by the public. The office may file records of surveys, parcel maps, subdivisions and assessment maps, and assessor's plat maps; issue marriage licenses; file documents relating to births, deaths and marriages; conduct civil marriages; administer oaths of offices; and/or perform other duties as required by statute.
  • County Treasurer Offices (1)
    TD-6600.4500-360

    County Treasurer Offices

    TD-6600.4500-360

    The office of the individual who holds the position of county treasurer and generally serves as the chief custodian of county funds. The treasurer keeps all funds belonging to the county in designated depositories and accounts, and keeps detailed accounts of all receipts and expenditures. Other responsibilities vary significantly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and generally depend on the local configuration of elected officials and their respective duties. The positions of county auditor, county controller and county treasurer are often combined in various ways as are the responsibilities associated with these positions.
  • Cultural Transition Facilitation (2)
    PH-1450

    Cultural Transition Facilitation

    PH-1450

    Programs that help arriving refugees, immigrants and repatriated persons settle and make an adjustment to the traditions, values and lifestyles of their adopted country.
  • Do Not Call Registries (1)
    DD-1200.9000-200

    Do Not Call Registries

    DD-1200.9000-200

    Programs that provide information, advice or access to necessary forms for individuals who do not wish to receive unsolicited telephone calls from organizations that are marketing products and services through telephone campaigns and want their names and telephone numbers removed from lists purchased or compiled by these organizations. Also included are organizations that accept and follow up on complaints regarding organizations that refuse to accede to appropriately filed consumer requests for removal from marketing lists and the cessation of calls.
  • Ethnic Oriented Multipurpose Centers (2)
    TC-5500.1800

    Ethnic Oriented Multipurpose Centers

    TC-5500.1800

    Multipurpose centers that serve as focal points for specific ethnic groups within the community and which offer, at a single location, a wide variety of services and activities that are structured to meet the social, educational, economic, recreational and other needs of participants in ways that are culturally appropriate.
  • Housing Counseling (1)
    BH-3700

    Housing Counseling

    BH-3700

    Programs that provide comprehensive assistance for people who want to rent or purchase housing including information and guidance about buying and rental costs; how to select affordable housing that meets individual needs; and how to provide for insurance, maintenance and other requirements related to acquiring and paying for housing.
  • LGBTQ Community Centers (1)
    TC-5500.4000

    LGBTQ Community Centers

    TC-5500.4000

    Multipurpose centers that serve as a meeting place for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning community to grow together, celebrate diversity and increase public understanding. LGBTQ centers may offer community events, educational programs, counseling, support groups, library resources, recreational programs and other services that support LGBTQ individuals and organizations.
  • Local Water Utilities (1)
    BV-9000.9500-500

    Local Water Utilities

    BV-9000.9500-500

    Municipal and privately operated companies that provide drinking water that is delivered through a system of pipelines to consumers.
  • Neighborhood Improvement Groups (2)
    TD-1600.6000

    Neighborhood Improvement Groups

    TD-1600.6000

    Organizations whose members are usually residents of a particular community or neighborhood who work together to remedy deficiencies in existing neighborhood conditions or to enhance conditions that are currently satisfactory.
  • Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups (2)
    TD-6500

    Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups

    TD-6500

    Governing boards, advisory boards, commissions, committees and other groups that provide advice, guidance and, in some cases, formal oversight, for public and private organizations that are responsible for the provision of services to the community; that assess existing social conditions and problems and develop and assist in the implementation of specific strategies for meeting the human service needs of the community; and/or which assist community agencies and organizations to coordinate the provision of services in an efficient, nonduplicative way. Also included are entities that are composed of community agencies which have an established networking relationship that provides a collaborative approach to addressing specific identified community needs and problems.
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (1)
    NS-1800.8000

    Social Security Disability Insurance

    NS-1800.8000

    A federal program administered by the Social Security Administration that provides monthly cash benefits for disabled workers who are fully insured under the program, who are not capable of substantial gainful work and who have completed a five month waiting period.
  • Social Security Numbers (1)
    DF-7000.8250

    Social Security Numbers

    DF-7000.8250

    Programs that provide Social Security cards for people who need to register for employment, report their taxes and track their Social Security benefits. Also included are programs that replace Social Security cards when they are lost or stolen.
  • Zoning (1)
    TE-4525.4600-980

    Zoning

    TE-4525.4600-980

    Programs that establish and enforce zoning regulations which classify land within county, city or other municipal jurisdictions for specific agricultural, residential, commercial or industrial uses; and which evaluate, establish rulings upon and hear appeals regarding exceptions to zoning regulations.