Join us for a Online PSW Refresher Course

Freshen your PSW skills for only $150!

Check for the OPSWA Verification Badge

All OPSWA members have liability insurance, verified background checks, and credentials.

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

Mental Health Support

We offer mental health support

In partnership with Nurturing Our Wellbeing Inc., our members have access to Mental Heath Consultation, Emotional Wellness Modules, Workplace Stress Management & Interactive Webinars.

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.

Trusted by over 45,000 PSWs

The Ontario Personal Support Worker Association is the Professional Association for PSWs across Ontario.
Since 2010, OPSWA has grown substantially. We have become the official voice for PSWs with Media across our nation and Federal & Provincial Governments. OPSWA is currently advocating the Ontario Government for Recognition and Respect for the PSWs and have been successful in helping create and pass Bill 283 for 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.
Select a membership below to register or renew. View our current membership promotions.
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.

Accredited Partner

Accredited Partner

OPSWA Accredited Partnership is a FREE membership. Accredited Partners are listed on the OPSWA website and receive discounts on conference tables, endorsements, guest-speaking opportunities, plus much more.

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

International 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.

Who are we?

Meet Our Team

Miranda Ferrier - OPSWA - CEO / President

Miranda Ferrier

CEO and Provincial President
Ian DaSilva - Director of Operations

Ian DaSilva

Director of Operations
Debbie Jensen - Manager of HR

Debbie Jensen

Manager of Human Resources & Membership Services
Taylor Booroff - Member Liason

Taylor Booroff

Member Liaison/Member Outreach
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Ontario PSW Association

Ontario PSW Association

Professional Association for Personal Support Workers in the Province of Ontario currently representing over 50,000 Personal Support Workers (PSW).

More information available at www.opswa.ca
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