Department of Social Welfare


About the Department

The UCLA Department of Social Welfare’s research and teaching guide policy makers, shape practice and programs in such areas as welfare, aging, health care, mental health, children and families, and long-term support. UCLA Social Welfare faculty members are committed to placing their knowledge at the service of communities and empowering the disadvantaged and the vulnerable.


Torres-Gil Honored by White House Fellows Association...


August 28, 2014
 The social work community has a new online resource thanks to second year UCLA Luskin Social Welfare students Nick Thomas and Justin Kumar.
August 20, 2014
The Department of Social Welfare is searching for an early career faculty member to join a distinguished Department with a 65-year tradition of...
July 30, 2014
The UCLA community is remembering longtime professor and administrator Andrea Rich, who passed away July 28. Rich played a key role in the university...

Events Calendar

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 8:15am
New Student Orientation 2014Vintage Los AngelesKeynote Speaker: Ken BernsteinOpen to incoming first year students 
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