Welcome to the Sri Lanka Association of Professional Social Workers.

The National Professional body of Social workers in Sri Lanka was established in 1962. SLAPSW is a

full member of the

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS (IFSW)

and the

COMMONWEALTH ORGANIZATION FOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORK (COSW).

Our present membership of Professional Social Workers stands at 750. They are working in diverse fields such as Child Protection, Disaster Management, Poverty alleviation, Prevention of Drug abuse, Prevention of HIV/AIDs, Mental Health, School Social Work, Human Rights, National Reconciliation etc. in the Government , Non -Government and Public Sector Organizations and community based organization.