We are the designated voluntary professional association for social service work in Ontario and Canada.

We are the voice that empowers, supports, recognises and advocates for social service work.

We are the designated voluntary professional association for social service work in Ontario and Canada.

We are for RSSW’s

For those who are Registered Social Service Workers (RSSWs) in Ontario. This membership is for you.

We are for colleges

For those who are faculty and coordinators of SSW education programs. This membership is for you.

We are for employers

For agencies, companies and employers of RSSWs and SSW graduates. This membership is for you.

We are for students

For students and graduates of SSW approved college education programs. This membership is for you.

We believe that access to social services are a universal human right.

We believe that access to social services are a universal human right.

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Registered Social Service Workers are practical, qualified and are ready to serve our communities.

RSSWs are practical, qualified and are ready to serve our communities.

RSSWs work with people of all age ranges, family dynamics, groups and communities.

Need to know more?

One of our associations volunteers will be more than happy to assist you and answer your questions.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

The Ontario Social Service Worker Association is the designated voluntary professional association for social service work in Ontario and Canada. The work of any professional association is to serve the interests of its members and the profession through comprehensive supports. The association is not a labour union.

PROFESSIONAL REGULATOR

The association does not regulate the profession of social service work in Ontario. The mandate of any regulator is to govern the profession in the publics interest. The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is the regulator for the profession of social service work in Ontario.

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Membership is key to a strong social service work profession.

We are stronger when we unite in the interest of our profession, for our service users and for our communities, together.

Registered Social Service Workers are the backbone of our social care and services system.

The Ontario Social Service Worker Association celebrates and leads ‘social service work week’. This recognition week is held on the second week of March, every year. This week proceeds social work week, the first week of March, every year.

The inaugural social service worker week was in March, 2022. The association would like to thank the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and many other stakeholders in celebrating SSW week!

Celebrate RSSWs with the association

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SSW Week 2024
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