Become a Member

If you are a senior manager of a social work service in a local authority in Scotland, then you are eligible to join ADSW.  Membership is £100 per year.

Get involved

The work of the Association relies entirely on the contribution made by our members through our 6 standing committees and various sub groups. We are proud that so many professionals want to be a part of ADSW and getting involved with the work of the Association not only helps us, but also provides you with excellent networking and best practice sharing opportunities with colleagues from across Scotland.

Membership offers you the opportunity to:

•  Influence local and national government in relation to policy and legislation
•  Promote social justice and the needs of vulnerable citizens
•  Network and best practice sharing opportunities with colleagues across Scotland
•  Promote the social work profession

You will receive:

  • Daily news email containing social work stories from the press
  • Access to the ADSW website members section - a good source of information which is regularly updated with minutes from meetings, responses to consultations and parliamentary briefings.
  • Invitations to ADSW events and conferences
  • Invitation to the ADSW Annual General Meeting

New Members Application Kit


Standing Committees


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