Resource: The Value of Relationships: Improving Human Services Participant Outcomes through Social Capital Handbook

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

This handbook (PDF, 29 pages) provides the opportunity to better understand the concept and value of social capital, explore a constellation of guiding principles that underlie social-capital-related work, and implement specific practices to help program participants build and use social capital to improve their future through potential reductions in poverty, increases in employment, and improvements in well-being. Learn more (PDF, 29 pages).