Programs which make space available to agencies that need a location from which to offer services to the community.
Organizations that provide facilities which may include a dining hall, a dance floor, equipment and outlets for music and catering services that are available on a reservation basis for parties or receptions.
Facilities within cities, towns and other municipalities where residents of the community and visitors gather for social, business and cultural activities and/or to conduct the business of government, obtain services, seek justice and participate in the democratic process. Facilities may include city hall buildings, courthouses, exhibit halls, museums, special libraries, galleries, theatres, music centres and sports venues as well as hotels and restaurants.
Organizations that provide space which can be reserved for large trade shows, conferences or conventions that may include banquet facilities, exhibit space and an adequate number of meeting rooms in which groups of different sizes can meet simultaneously. Some properties may have associated guest rooms for attendees.
Programs that provide an alternative, non-residential environment that people with any of a variety of issues can visit on an informal basis to find mutual support and access to social and recreational activities. People can drop by whenever they like without the need to make an appointment and have the option of participating in whatever activities are currently underway.
Organizations such as schools and universities that make space available for lectures, discussion groups, debates, seminars and other similar activities.
Programs that make conference rooms or other space available to individuals or groups who want to hold meetings or sponsor other public or private gatherings.
Programs that provide facilities where a wide variety of services are made available to the community.
Organizations that provide access to facilities in secluded, peaceful surroundings for individuals and organizations that want to sponsor weekday or weekend retreats. Meeting space, sleeping facilities and meals are usually provided. Recreational facilities may also be available.
Programs that provide space, tools and/or materials that enable people to develop any of a wide range of projects. Included may be facilities for desktop publishing, drafting, construction, painting, curriculum development, hobbies and other similar pursuits. Workrooms may be available to the general public or may be restricted to agency personnel or to people who have enlisted as members.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.