Social workers work in lots of different environments, with a range of different people. The goal of a social worker is to help you make changes in your life, so that your wellbeing is improved. They identify the issues that need change, and help you to connect with people and organisations that can support you.
A social worker will generally become involved when there are situations, such as
Some things that social workers can do are:
Social workers operate in a range of environments, including:
Where do I find social workers?
You can find a list of social workers here. For those working in the disability sector needing to find a social worker who specialises in working with participants and families with disabilities, you can head to the NDIS provider finder on the MyPlace Portal and search for providers by profession.