The Ontario Personal Support Workers Association

The professional association for personal support workers in Ontario.

Join Ontario’s Professional PSW Association as a PSW Student

The Ontario Personal Support Workers Association (OPSWA) is the professional association for PSWs in Ontario. Every PSW student in Ontario is welcomed to join for FREE as a student member.

Connect with PSW community

Student membership provides an opportunity to connect with professional PSW community before graduation.

Explore PSW Employment Settings

Learn where is the best employment setting for me?

Explore PSW areas of care

Learn what is the area of care I want to focus on?

Find the key to success as PSW

Learn what you will need to be successful in the PSW field.

Join Ontario’s Professional PSW Association as a PSW Graduate

After graduation,  it is important to take the next step and, like all other professionals, to join your professional association. In Ontario, your professional association is the Ontario PSW Association (OPSWA). Benefits for OPSWA members include:

Priority access to job postings

Be the first to know about new job postings from top PSW employers, and receive endorsements from OPSWA for job Interviews.

Professional liability insurance

Members are covered with a $2 million dollars in professional liability insurance policy.

Professionally branded ID badge

Employers and patients will know you are a professional PSW with verified education credentials, insurance coverage, and enhanced background check.

Additional training and educational opportunities

Member-only specialized education opportunities at reduced cost or FREE. And up-to-date information on government regulations affecting the PSW profession.

Much more!

Many more benefits for OPSWA PSW Members are listed here.

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