OPSWA Ontario Government Registration

Register on HFOJobs.ca to help respond to urgent staffing needs in long-term care and home and community care

All personal support workers looking for job opportunities are encouraged to register on www.HFOJobs.ca as soon as possible to search for positions across Ontario and receive regular updates on urgent staffing opportunities. Postings will continue to be added, so be sure to create a job alert to receive email notifications.

Our Memberships

Along with our liability coverage, each membership provides exclusive access to:

Jobs & Interview Endorsements

FREE Specialized Education

Corporate Sponsorship & Networking

Regulation Updates

24/7 Support

Whistleblower Protection

PSW Membership

PSW Membership

Our goal is to make the PSW a profession of choice in the Health Care field and not just as a stepping stone.

PSW Student Membership

Student Membership

OPSWA is proud to offer all PSW Students in the Province of Ontario a FREE Membership to the association for their time in school.

PSW Entrepreneurial Membership

Associate Membership

This membership is NOT for PSWs, but for individuals from other front-line health care professions, or any person without formal PSW training that provides care.

PSW Entrepreneurial Membership

Entrepreneurial Membership

The OPSWA Entrepreneurial Membership is a great new way to offer security and peace of mind to you and your clients.

PSW Grandfathering Membership

Grandfathering Membership

Due to the mass shortage of Personal Support Workers in the Province of Ontario, HealthForceOntario and the Ontario PSW Association is answering the call for help.

Prenatal Support Worker

Perinatal Support Worker

The Perinatal Support Worker (PNSW) is a professional caregiver for new and expecting parents during the period from conception through the first year of a newborn’s life.

Small Business Membership

This membership is available to ONLY PSWs who own their own home care businesses with UP TO 5 employees.

Insurance Coverage and Benefits

Regional Employer / Community Membership

For small to medium homecare or community support companies (50 employees or less) that provide direct care or agencies that operate across Ontario.

OPSWA Insurance and Benefits

Provincial Employer / Community Membership

This membership class is open to any Agency that operates in more than one region in Ontario (i.e. Toronto and Durham Region).

National Membership

National Employer Membership

This applies to any care provider that operates in more than one province (excluding Quebec) or has more than one million in annual revenue.

Our Goal

OPSWA’s aim is to make PSWs the profession of choice in the Health Care field.

We Care

We strive to improve the professional status of the Personal Support Workers of Ontario through advocacy for excellence and consistency in training, services, working conditions, and value to those we serve.

Standardization of Care

Our vision is to provide Ontarians the quality of care that they are entitled to through PSWs.

Why Join OPSWA?

The Ontario Personal Support Worker Association is the Professional Association for PSWs across Ontario.

Since 2010, OPSWA has grown substantially. Now we represent tens of thousands of PSWs across Ontario. They have become the official voice for PSWs with Media across our nation and Federal & Provincial Governments. OPSWA is currently advocating the Ontario Government for Self Regulation of Personal Support Workers.

We continuously strive to improve the professional status of the Personal Support Workers of Ontario through advocacy for excellence and consistency in training, services, working conditions, and value to those we serve.

Who are we?

Meet Our Team

Miranda Ferrier - OPSWA President

Miranda Ferrier

National President
Ian DaSilva OPSWA

Ian DaSilva

Director of Human Resources
Rachel Estok OPSWA

Rachel Estok

Senior Policy Researcher
Debbie Jensen - PSW Liaison Officer

Debbie Jensen

PSW Liaison Officer
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