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, Nec57,072
839900Social services, nec9,027
83990000Social services, nec9,027
839901Community development groups11,870
83990100Community development groups8,777
83990101Community action agency2,368
83990102Community chest165
83990103Neighborhood development group560
839999Social services, nec, nec36,175
83999901Advocacy group27,289
83999902Antipoverty board132
83999903Council for social agency1,088
83999904Fund raising organization, non-fee basis3,615
83999905Health and welfare council944
83999906Health systems agency1,319
83999907Regional planning organization148
83999908Social change association887
83999909Social service information exchange692
83999910United Fund councils61