Welcome to the

Ontario Personal Support Workers Association

The Voice for Personal Support Workers in Ontario

The Ontario Personal Support Workers Association or OPSWA is the professional association and tireless advocate for Personal Support Workers.  OPSWA works diligently to improve, support and recognize the frontline efforts of Ontario’s PSWs.

 

OPSWA will:

  • verify your PSW education, provide you with an enhanced background check and professionally banded ID;

  • provide you with one-Million-dollar professional liability insurance;

  • provide the option to obtain group medical benefits;

  • make available 24/7 support for all your questions and concerns;

  • provide job postings…. and many other benefits

PSW Membership

Become an OPSWA Verified & Insured PSW Today!

Student Membership

Join OPSWA as a student PSW! Get support as a student!

JOB

POSTINGS

Check out Great Job Opportunities!

OPSWA Insurance

Find Information about Liability Insurance & More!

Education

OPSWA has an array of PSW Specific Education through our Partners!

Corporate Sponsors

Check out OPSWA's Various Partners!

Media

OPSWA does LOTS of Media! Click the arrow to see some!

Events

OPSWA hosts Conferences and Professional Development Days!

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Visit www.HFOJobs.ca to begin your search and find an opportunity that’s right for you.

OPSWA Publications

- OPSWA Proposal for Self Regulation - Released Summer 2019 - Click here

- Cannabis Legalization and the Ontario Personal Support Worker: Reconciling OHSA with involuntary consumption of THC in a home care setting - Released Fall 2018 - Click here

- Crisis Care Gap Risks: Released in 2019 - Click here

- Naxolone kits and the Personal Support Worker: Released Spring 2019 - Click here

OPSWA News & Events

- OPSWA PSW Community Support Groups - for information - contact us here

- Upcoming Professional Development Training - Trauma, PTSD, Autism, Mental Health - Coming soon! - info here

- Research Projects: PSWs needed to give feedback on workplace environments and its impact on you! Interested? Contact us here

- OPSWA Chapters: OPSWA is thrilled to announce a new Ontario Chapter - Toronto North PSW Chapter

For more information: CLICK HERE

For more information on how OPSWA is advocating for Self regulation

click here

To find way to get involved email us at info@Opswa.com 

OPSWA Entrepreneurial Members

The Ontario PSW Association supports our PSWs in advancing their careers!

We are Proud to announce we now have a growing list of PSW Entrepreneurs! These PSWs have either decided to work on their own as Private Working PSWs OR have opened their own PSW owned and run business!

To see our growing list of Private PSWs and PSW owned Businesses

Click here

Do you want to work for yourself? Thinking of opening your own buisness? Check out our Specialized Memberships by clicking here!

Questions or Concerns? Please email us at info@opswa.com - we are always happy to help!

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1.866.723.9082      info@opswa.com

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