About Us

The Singapore Association of Social Workers (SASW) is the professional body of social workers residing and working in Singapore. Founded in 1971, SASW is managed by an Executive Committee and a team of full-time and part-time staff.


  • Advance the professional standards of social work locally and internationally
  • Promote social work and social services to the community
  • Improve the well-being of social workers


  • Administers an accreditation system for social workers and social service practitioners
  • Promotes and provides continuing professional development and training through its training academy, the Family Resource and Training Centre (FRTC)
  • Facilitates information sharing and networking among social workers through educational and annual events and publications
  • Promotes the standards and public recognition of social work as a profession
  • Engages in national dialogues for the development of the profession
  • Organised by:

    logo SASW
    Singapore Association of Social Workers
  • In Partnership with:

    Logo NUS
    Department of Social Work,
    National University of Singapore
  • Supported by:


    Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple


    Lee Foundation

    Lee Foundation

     Logo MOHMinistry of Health
    Logo MSF
    Ministry of Social &
    Family Development

  • Supported by:

    logo nsssNational Council of
    Social Service

  • logo tote and poolsTote and Pools

  • logo SECB
    Singapore Exhibition and
    Convention Bureau
  • Held in:

    Logo yoursingapore
  • Supported by:

    Logo WDA
    Singapore Workforce
    Development Agency

  • AIC
    Agency for Integrated Care

  • CCF

    Children Cancer Foundation

  • Other Supporting Organisations:


     Care Corner Singapore

  • CGH

    Changi General Hospital

  • IMH

    Institute of Mental Health

  • Other Supporting Organisations:

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

  • NCCS
    National Cancer Centre Singapore

  • NHCS

    National Heart Centre Singapore

  • Other Supporting Organisations:

    National University Hospital

  • NG Teng FOng

    Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

  • SIM Uni

     SIM University

  • SGH

    Singapore General Hospital

  • TTSH

    Tan Tock Seng Hospital