The roles which faith-based agencies play in social work provision vary between countries. This article provides an overview of social work provision by the Church of Sweden in Sweden and the Catholic Church in Australia and explores how different relationships between faith-based organizations and professional social work practice have emerged in different countries. The article concludes with questions about the role of faith-based agencies which readers can reflect upon in their own contexts.
Field of Research
160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Socio Economic Objective
940117 Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
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