The purpose of this study is to apply the Freire’s theory towards social welfare civic education in social welfare. First of all, this study has introduced overview of the Freire’s theory. Secondly, this paper has derived a new idea of social welfare civic education program Freire’s critical literacy education and circle of culture. Next, it has explored the pilot project for social welfare civic education of the Incheon Metropolitan City Social Service Agency according to the Freire’s theory. As a result, the pilot project has followed more or less the direction of the Freire’s theory which is included ‘Citizen as the subject of thought’, ‘Reading the world’, ‘We think’, ‘Naming the world’, ‘Praxis’. Finally this study is suggested that the education curriculum and study circle manuals based on Freire’s theory need to be expanded to a variety of education.