Sciences et actions sociales, a multidisciplinary, open-access journal specializing in social welfare, has been published and supported by the Association des Chercheurs des Organismes de la Formation et de l’Intervention Sociales since 2015. It is available exclusively in electronic format and encourages intellectual debate and diverse views on social issues. Sciences et actions sociales targets researchers studying changes in forms of regulation and social control and shifts in policy and social welfare programs in a variety of fields (social work, justice, education, health and safety, and migration). The journal is published twice a year and contains themed and general articles, as well as book reviews. It is joining OpenEdition Journals with the entire collection in open access.