The Mission of NASW Alaska

The mission of the NASW Alaska Chapter is to advance the profession of social work, address the professional needs of a diverse membership and to facilitate change which enhances quality of life and promotes social justice.

NASW Alaska Chapter believes that:

  • Each individual has inherent value
  • Every person has the right to live in a safe, productive environment
  • Social workers have a responsibility to individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities and society
  • Social workers must promote self-reliance and responsibility
  • Social work is hallmarked by professional education and practice wisdom
  • Diverse membership strengthens our organization

We believe that the NASW Alaska Chapter, as an organization, has the:

  • Responsibility to promote social justice
  • Responsibility to recognize and support diversity and build on the strengths of racial, ethnic and cultural diversity
  • Responsibility to promote and advance the standing of the social work profession.
  • Responsibility to respond to the professional needs of our members
  • Obligation to expand and improve continuing professional education and professional development

Where To Find Us:

National Association of Social Workers - Alaska Chapter


Mailing address:

PO Box 241292
Anchorage, AK 99524


Phone: 907-332-6279

Toll Free: 1-800-478-6279



Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday:  5:00 AM - 2:00 PM Alaska Standard Time 





Board of Directors

The next meeting of the Board of Directors is December 14th, via teleconference.  Please click the link below to contact your regional representatives for details on how to participate. A call in number will be provided.

Licensing Board

Reach the AK Licening Board by calling

(907) 465-2551.  Research the Rules & Regulations via and navigate to Become A Licensed Professional and then Professions Licensed, then click on Social Work Examiners.



Future Dates:

September 2021

NASW-AK Chapter Biennial Conference


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