State and federal government funding for this mature industry has been increasing for some time, which translates into growth, but it is expected to slow as the presidential administration focuses on reducing the budget deficit. Even so, demand and revenue will continue growing as the effects of the recession linger and translate into individual and family difficulties. In the longer term, falling unemployment and poverty rates will slow demand for industry services.
This industry includes establishments that provide nonresidential individual and family social assistance services. This includes counseling and support groups for alcoholism and drug addiction, abuse, marriage and parenting, crisis centers and family welfare services. This industry does not include social assistance services specifically for mental health, children, the elderly or individuals with disabilities.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.