Social Work Mission is a voluntary organization formed to work towards social empowerment and community development using professional social work methods and principles. It took shape after a series of searches and discussions to identify and harmonise most ideal persons from diverse fields of social work practice. It is also, the culmination towards sustainable solutions to varying needs using social work methods. This organization is formed to bridge the gaps in the course of social development by
(1) filling the need of an agency to promote integrated delivery of professional social work services at grassroots level. (2) filling the need of an agency for promoting dedicated leadership from social scientists and social work practitioners. (3) filling the need of an agency that prompts it's name itself, synonymous to social work. (4) filling the need of a secular agency having total inclusive agenda to unite all towards national integration. (5) filling the need of an agency that provides job opportunities to maximum number of social work practitioners.
Professional social work is a multi disciplinary service that is youngest compared to other human service professions. Increased involvement of professional workers is needed at all levels to establish role of professional social workers in India, where professional social work is widely regarded synonymous to social service, philanthropy and charity. Social Work Mission is formed to address these anomalies.
The Mission strongly believes that the scientific methods of professional social work can only make a society healthy and modern. The Mission claims that the professional/scientific approach in social service can provide a complete solution for all problems in the society. The profession can mobilize the people to protect their rights and to remove all the divisive powers that hinder their development and unity.The Mission is such a movementby the trained social workers.
Further, the Mission upholds the result oriented social service depicted in the proverb quoted below;
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and
you feed him for a lifetime”.