Code NIC 2008 - 8790 Other residential care activities n.e.c.

This class includes activities provided on a round-the-clock basis directed to provide social assistance to children and special categories of persons with some limits on ability for self-care, but where medical treatment or education are not important elements such as orphanages, children’s boarding homes and hostels, temporary homeless shelters, institutions that take care of unmarried mothers and their children. The activities may be carried out by government offices or private organizations.

This class excludes:

- funding and administration of compulsory social security programmes, see 8430

- nursing care facilities, see 8710

- residential care activities for the elderly or disabled, see 8730 - adoption activities, see 8890

- short-term shelter activities for disaster victims, see 8890 87900 Other residential care activities n.e.c.