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This research purposed to study (1) The important mechanisms to strengthen urban community especially in Bangkok, until they could applied to be sustainable urban community welfare. (2) Comparison the models of urban community welfare in differential cultures and religions. In this research is Qualitative research by 3 informants groups (1) Leaders are 16 people 2) Government officers are 4 people (3) The Members of each communities are 20 people. Finally the instrument for collecting data was (1) Documentary research (2) Observation (3) Focus Groups and (4) In depth interview. These findings indicated that 1) The mechanisms of urban community in case of 4 communities applied the 5 mechanisms to consist of the concepts in Religion Ethics, the traditions, Kinship, Mental Center and the networks of reciprocity. 2) The Models of urban community welfare to response any needs of the urban community were the models for Security, Financial, Environment, Education, Recreation, Housing and the stability of Living. Therefore the conclusion of the comparison in urban community welfare could exhibit the necessary models of each community, then appropriate with the community based on religion 2 models such as urban community welfare in safety and financial, while urban community welfare in environment related to the community surrounding the river or canal, Meanwhile welfare in education took place in Muslim and Catholic community. Finally welfare in recreation happened outstandingly in Catholic and Chinese community.
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