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welfare work

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  1. the efforts or programs of an agency, community, business organization, etc., to improve living conditions, increase job opportunities, secure hospitalization, and the like, for needy persons within its jurisdiction.
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Origin of welfare work

First recorded in 1905–10
Related formswelfare worker, noun
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