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Comprehensive Information and Referral
Programs that maintain information about the full range of human services and which function as the primary source of information about and linkage to human service providers in the community.
Specialized Information and Referral
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.