A social worker is trained to help you, families, groups, and communities to enhance collective well-being. A social worker would help you develop skills and your ability to use your own resources and those of the community to resolve challenges. They are concerned with your personal problems, and also help with broader social issues such as poverty, unemployment, and domestic violence. If you are vulnerable to harm or abuse, they would also help in protecting and supporting you live independently. They are act as advocates to direct you to the services you may require. They will counsel, support and assist you if you have psychological, financial, health, relationship, and substance abuse challenges.