About us

The Voice of Social Work in Ontario


The Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) is a bilingual organization that provides a voice for social workers in Ontario. OASW has more than 7000 members.

OASW does so by:

  • speaking on behalf of the interests and concerns of social workers.
  • advocating for the improvement of social policies and programs directly affecting social work practice and client groups served.
  • articulating the value and contribution of the profession to the public, employers, government and stakeholders.
  • supporting continuing competency through the provision of educational opportunities which include workshops, a biennial provincial conference and online courses.
  • publishing Social Work Now and numerous branch newsletters.
  • developmenting role statements and position papers related to professional practice.  
  • offering direct services tailored to the needs of its members.


Learn how to get involved

The Local Engagement Ambassador & Network Program is a new structure that will increase focus on delivering valuable events and building strong local networks of social workers across the province.

Learn how to participate by visiting: https://oasw.org/Public/About_OASW/Local_Engagement_Ambassador_Program.aspx


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Office Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm ET



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Phone: 1.844.864.7355



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