Organizations that provide facilities which may include a dining hall, a dance floor, equipment and outlets for music and catering services that are available on a reservation basis for parties or receptions.
Organizations that provide space which can be reserved for large trade shows, conferences or conventions that may include banquet facilities, exhibit space and an adequate number of meeting rooms in which groups of different sizes can meet simultaneously. Some properties may have associated guest rooms for attendees.
Programs that provide an alternative, non-residential environment that people with any of a variety of issues can visit on an informal basis to find mutual support and access to social and recreational activities. People can drop by whenever they like without the need to make an appointment and have the option of participating in whatever activities are currently underway.
Organizations such as schools and universities that make space available for lectures, discussion groups, debates, seminars and other similar activities.
Programs that make conference rooms or other space available to individuals or groups who want to hold meetings or sponsor other public or private gatherings.
Programs that provide facilities where a wide variety of services are made available to the community.
Organizations that provide access to facilities in secluded, peaceful surroundings for individuals and organizations that want to sponsor weekday or weekend retreats. Meeting space, sleeping facilities and meals are usually provided. Recreational facilities may also be available.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.