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Social support

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Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster
Think Local Act Personal

Various types of support or assistance that you receive from groups of other people or from individuals. This may be emotional support, where you have people to talk to, or help with things like managing your money or looking after your house. Social support may be provided by statutory organisations such as social services, by local groups such as churches or social clubs, or by your friends and relatives.

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