Система социальной поддержки, направленной на активизацию выхода из бедности, в регионах Российской Федерации
This article is devoted to a new approach to the social care for poor families, which is now applied in all regions of Russia. Having summarized the experience of introduction of the conditional transfers in foreign countries some regions of Russia have already chosen forms and principles of social suport which are more suitable for their conditions and financial situation. Amendments to the Federal Law “On Social Care” adopted in 2012 require the introduction of the active type of social care system in all regions of Russia. Thus it is important to understand the specific of the introduction of social contract programs in Russian social service system. The experience of Russian regions in providing of targeted social care using the system of social contract gives the opportunity to other regions of Russia to choose the most successful cases of the application of this methodology and of working with local people.