Social Welfare :
So what is "social welfare"?
Here is a simple definition:
Social welfare is about how people, communities and institutions in a society
take action to provide certain minimum standards and certain opportunities.
It is generally about helping people facing contingencies.
Old age pensioner scrubbing floors to supplement
her allowance, 1947. Photoprapher: unknown, National Archives
of Canada, Neg. no. PA93924.