Our members

The International Federation of Social Workers supports its 90 members organisations by providing a global voice for the profession.

Friends of IFSW are individuals who have signed up to voice their support for IFSW and the social work profession.

Take a look at the World View map where you can see and meet some of our members.

Africa

  • Benin

    Syndicat National des Techniciens Soclaux du Benin

  • Botswana

    Botswana Association of Social Workers

  • Djibitou

    Djibitous Association of Social Worker

  • Ghana

    Ghana Association of Social Workers

  • Kenya

    Kenya National Association of Social Workers

  • Liberia

    National Association of Liberia Social Workers

  • Libya

    Public Syndicate of Libyan Social and Psychological Specialists

  • Madagascar

    Madagascar Association of Social Workers

  • Mauritius

    Mauritius Association of Professional Social Workers

  • Morocco

    Association Marocaine des Assistants et Assistantes Sociales

  • Nigeria

    Nigeria Association of Social Workers

  • Rwanda

    Rwanda National Association of Social Workers

  • Sénégal

    Sénégal Association of Social Workers

  • Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone Association of Social Workers

  • South Africa

    National Association of Social Workers, South Africa

  • Sudan

    Sudan National Social Workers’ Association

  • Swaziland

    Swaziland National Social Workers’ Association

  • Tanzania

    Tanzania Association of Social Workers

  • Uganda

    National Association of Social Workers of Uganda

  • Zambia

    Social Workers Association of Zambia

  • Lesotho

    Lesotho Social Workers’ Association

  • Niger

    Association Nigerienne es Travailleurs Sociaux

  • Zimbabwe

    National Association of Social Workers

Asia and Pacific

  • Australia

    Australian Association of Social Workers

  • Bangladesh

    Association of Social Workers Bangladesh

  • China

    China Association of Social Workers

  • Fiji

    Fiji Association of Social Workers

  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Social Workers Association

  • Indonesia

    Indonesia Association of Social Workers

  • Iran

    Iran Association of Social Workers

  • Japan

    Japanese Association of Certified Social Workers

  • Japan

    Japanese Association of Social Workers in Health Services

  • Japan

    Japanese Association of Social Workers

  • Japan

    Japanese Association Psychiatric Social Workers

  • Korea

    Korean Association of Social Workers

  • Kyrgyz Republic

    Association of Social Workers of the Kyrgyz Republic

  • Kuwait

    Kuwait Association of Social Workers

  • Macau

    Macau Association of Social Workers

  • Malaysia

    Malaysian Association of Social Workers

  • New Zealand

    Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

  • Palestine

    Palestinian Union of Social Workers and Psychologists

  • Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea Social Workers Association Inc.

  • Philippines

    Philippine Association of Social Workers, Inc.

  • Singapore

    Singapore Association of Social Workers

  • Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka Association of Professional Social Workers

  • Vietnam

    Vietnam Association of Social Workers

  • Yemen

    Yemen Association of Social Workers

Latin America & Caribbean

  • Argentina

    Federacion Argentina de Asociaciones de Profesionales de Servicio Social

  • Bolivia

    Colegio Nacional de Trabajadores Sociales de Bolivia

  • Brazil

    Conselho Federal de Serviço Social

  • Chile

    Colegio Asistentes Sociales de Chile A.G.

  • Colombia

    Federación Colombiana de Trabajadores Sociales

  • Costa Rica

    Costa Rica Association of Social Workers

  • Cuba

    Sociedad Cubana de Trabajadores Sociales de la Salud

  • Dominican Republic

    Asociacion Dominicana de Trabajadores Sociales Profesionales Inc.

  • Nicaragua

    Asociacion Nicaraguense de Trabajadores Sociales “Mildred Abaunza”

  • Peru

    Colegio de Asistentes Sociales del Peru

  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico Association of Social Workers

  • Uruguay

    Asociacion de Asistentes Sociales del Uruguay

Europe

IFSW European Region has 40 member associations in 35 countries, with a total of 165,600 social workers – the membership is representative as it covers all corners of Europe – over the last years a number of associations of social workers from the Central and Eastern European countries have been especially welcomed as new members of the Federation.

Find out more about IFSW Europe

North America

  • Canada

    Canadian Association of Social Workers

  • USA

    National Association of Social Workers