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...


November 06, 2014
Two separate books by Social Welfare faculty members have been honored in the competition for the Society for Social Work and Research’s inaugural “...
November 05, 2014
 By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, UCLA Luskin student writerAs part of the Season of Service series, which highlights projects that aid underserved...
October 30, 2014
 By Angel Ibanez, UCLA Luskin student writerFor over 15 years, the Senior Fellows Leadership Program has been helping to prepare students for...

Events Calendar

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:30pm
As he walked into Central High School in September 1957, Terrence Roberts MSW '70 knew he was making history. But he could not have known the lasting impact his steps would have on our national conversation about race.Roberts is one of the "Little Rock Nine," a group of African American students...
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