Social workers serve in local agencies, government services, and healthcare settings to get people connected to the right social programs to improve their lives. In fact, they have the training and experience to help you navigate the complex and often overwhelming social service system. Social services are a wide range of government-provided or government-funded programs and services that are intended to support and assist individuals and families in need. They can include:
  1. Income support.
  2. Child welfare
  3. Mental health and substance abuse services
  4. Senior services
  5. Disability services
  6. Employment and training programs
  7. Emergency and disaster service
Lastly, they can help you access the resources you need to improve your physical and emotional well-being.