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NCJ Number: 63371 Find in a Library
Title: HELP BOOK
Author(s): J L BARKAS
Corporate Author: Charles Scribner's Sons
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 680
Sponsoring Agency: Charles Scribner's Sons
New York, NY 10017
Sale Source: Charles Scribner's Sons
597 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ANNOTATED DIRECTORY LISTS PROGRAMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES THAT OFFER AID FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF PROBLEMS.
Abstract: THIS COMPREHENSIVE, ANNOTATED DIRECTORY OFFERS NAMES, ADDRESSES, TELEPHONE NUMBERS, AND SERVICES OF OVER 5,000 ORGANIZATIONS, PROGRAMS, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES THAT OFFER ASSISTANCE IN DEALING WITH MANY PROBLEMS. THE DIRECTORY IS A GUIDE FOR FINDING INFORMATION, LITERATURE, DIRECT AID, AND REFERRALS, AND COVERS THE BROAD AREAS OF HEALTH, THE FAMILY, COUNSELING, EDUCATION, WOMEN'S ISSUES, CRIME, CITIZEN ACTION, EMERGENCIES, AND EMPLOYMENT. A GUIDE TO USING THE DIRECTORY IS INCLUDED. AMONG THE TOPICS COVERED BY THE DIRECTORY ARE ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE, AGING, ALCOHOLISM, ARTS, ANIMAL RIGHTS, BATTERED ADULTS AND CHILDREN, CHILDBEARING, CIVIL RIGHTS, COURTS, CRIME VICTIMS AND WITNESSES, DRUGS, SMOKING, AND DRUG ABUSE. ALSO ADDRESSED ARE EMERGENCY FIRST AID, FAMILY PLANNING, FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN THE ARTS, EDUCATION, FOOD AND HEALTH, GAMBLING, GAY LIBERATION, GUN CONTROL, HANDICAPS, HOUSING, HEALTH, INFORMATION RIGHTS AND RESOURCES, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. IN ADDITON, CITATIONS TOUCH ON MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS, MENTAL RETARDATION AND LEARNING DISABILITIES, OFFENDERS AND EX-OFFENDERS, POLITICAL ACTION, RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT, SUICIDE PREVENTION, AND VETERANS. DRAWINGS ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Abortion; Abused children; Alcoholism; Battered wives; Drug abuse; Education; Environmental quality; Gun Control; Homosexuality; Probation or parole decisionmaking; Public information; Rape; Reference materials; Self instructional materials; Services
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