NASW-NYS Western Division

NASW-NYS Western Division

Welcome to the NASW-NYS Western Division — building strength through association in the Allegany, Cattaraugus Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming counties. If you have any questions, or would like to get involved with the Western Division, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Division Updates


Division Programs

Steering Meetings

The NASW-NYS Western Division meets monthly to discuss issues impacting the profession and share ideas on programs and initiatives that would best serve our members and community. All members, new and current, are welcome to drop by at any upcoming meeting! Can’t make it in person? Call-in option is available!

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Division Facebook Group

The NASW-NYS Western Division Facebook Group is a place for members and potential members to engage with a network of peers to connect, discuss, and share knowledge, information, and professional resources. 

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Community Events

Our Division has a variety of community events and meetings for you to get involved in, including (but not limited to):

  • Lunch & Learn (Fall 2018 Series) — Great for emerging professionals! 
  • Clinical Case Presentations — Open to all, even without presenting! 

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2019 Social Work Awards

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019

We will be releasing a call for nominations soon - please keep an eye out!

Western Division Student Scholarship

The Western Division has set up a Student Scholarship Fund to help provide the financial resources to support students pursuing a variety of social work specialties. Scholarship recipients will be awarded at the 2019 Western Division Social Work Awards event.

We are currently not accepting scholarship applications, but please stay tuned for future opportunities!  

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NASW-NYS Western Division


Western Division Steering Committee

Western Division Chair 

The position for the NASW-NYS Western Division Chair is currently vacant. If you are interested in serving, please contact Romel Wilson, LMSW, Member Relations Specialist at

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Are you interested in mobilizing social workers in the Western New York area? Come join the NASW-NYS Western Division Steering Committee! We are seeking a group of candidates who can represent the division and have a passion for supporting their region.If you are interested in joining the Western Division Steering Committee, please submit your information to