SAM is an association for professionals in the public social domain. SAM functions as a community of practice and provides a network for knowledge and inspiration exchange for its members. As an association SAM also represents its members in processes of national law- and policy making to enhance the executability of rules and regulations in the public domain. SAM stimulates the professional development of its members so that they become the best professional they can be and do the best possible good for dutch citizens that need their support.