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social assistance

n. Canadian
Social security.

social assistance

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a former name for social security
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Noun1.social assistance - benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law
social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Lone mothers who had more years of work experience may leave social assistance more quickly, controlling for chronological age as well as the other variables, but the evidence from the models is not clear.
Provincial social assistance programs, which are the bottom tier of state income support in Canada, have been the subject of dramatic restructuring since the early 1990s.
By this they do not mean that they are opposed to public education or health care--which are core elements of the South African welfare state--but they are rather raising concerns about South Africa's deep-rooted system of social assistance programmes that provide means-tested cash transfers to various categories of poor people.
Businesses in the management of companies and enterprises, health care and social assistance, educational services industries, and accommodation and food services added the majority of new jobs in South Dakota between 2004 and 2005.
The number of people supported by social assistance has been halved over the decade.
In-depth, qualitative interviews with a purposive and diverse sample of social assistance recipients in the inner city of Winnipeg provide the basis for the analysis.
Electronic auction: supply of medicines to provide citizens entitled to receive state social assistance in the form of a set of social services, in accordance with paragraph 6.
WASHINGTON: Tajik citizens will have access to important social assistance benefits through better targeting and improved administration.
Tajikistan's poorest and most vulnerable citizens will have access to important social assistance benefits through better targeting and improved administration, thanks to additional financing of US$ 1.
The Agency for Social Assistance explained that the process was delayed due to appeal of the auctions for the delivery of the products.
TAP) -- The number of needy families benefiting from the monetary transfer is 230,000 families in 2015 against 108,900 beneficiary families in 2010, an increase estimated at 210%, according to the latest report of "evaluation of the performance of social assistance programmes in Tunisia" developed by the Research and Social Studies Centre (French: CRES) with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
The CHP promises to further expand current social assistance by taking measures to guarantee that the poorest households do not have an income below TL 720 and also promises to give material aid to impoverished families in the form of baby food and personal hygiene products for six months.

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