SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8399—Social Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily engaged in providing social services, not elsewhere classified, including establishments primarily engaged in community improvement and social change. Organizations primarily engaged in soliciting contributions on their own account and administering appropriations and allocating funds among other agencies engaged in social welfare services are also included, but foundations and philanthropic trusts are classified in Finance, Industry 6732. Civic, social, and fraternal organizations are classified in Industry 8641; political organizations are classified in Industry 8651; and establishments which raise funds on a contract basis are classified in Industry 7389.

Advocacy groupsHealth and welfare councils
Antipoverty boardsHealth systems agencies
Community action agenciesRegional planning organizations, for social services
Community chestsSocial change associations
Community development groupsSocial service information exchanges: e.g., alcoholism, drug addiction
Councils for social agencies, exceptional children, and povertyUnited fund councils
Fundraising organizations, except on a contract or fee basis
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
8399Social Services, Nec54,548
839900Social services, nec9,282
83990000Social services, nec9,282
839901Community development groups11,776
83990100Community development groups8,674
83990101Community action agency2,353
83990102Community chest171
83990103Neighborhood development group578
839999Social services, nec, nec33,490
83999901Advocacy group24,566
83999902Antipoverty board140
83999903Council for social agency1,192
83999904Fund raising organization, non-fee basis3,488
83999905Health and welfare council934
83999906Health systems agency1,266
83999907Regional planning organization154
83999908Social change association953
83999909Social service information exchange723
83999910United Fund councils74