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.
- welfare worker, noun
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How to use welfare work in a sentence
welfare work in Le Creusot is in a high state of efficiency.A Journey Through France in War Time | Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
The Kanegafuchi welfare work is exceptional, but it is in line with the new spirit of the people.Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
welfare work is not uncommon in the large establishments, and a minimum wage is being adopted here and there.Society | Henry Kalloch Rowe
Since the factory was working at top speed a great deal of attention was paid to welfare work.America's Munitions 1917-1918 | Benedict Crowell
Gandhi has arranged that the fund be used for village welfare work among women and children.Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda