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We are the voice of the social work profession in Ontario, constantly striving to expand awareness of the value of social workers while advocating on behalf of the profession and the clients we serve.

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 OASW Mental Health Recommendations
(2/7/2019)
 
   The Government of Ontario has committed $1.9 billion to support the mental health of Ontarians over the next 10 years. This is in addition to $1.9 billion in federal funding to do the same. In January, 2019, OASW submitted recommendations to the gove
 Response to the 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations
(2/7/2019)
 
   This year, OASW made both an oral and written submission in response to the Honourable Minister Victor Fedeli’s invitation to participate in 2019 Pre-Budget Consultation. When planning for the 2019 Budget, we recommended that government:
 First Report from the Premier's Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine
(2/1/2019)
 
   "We applaud the Premier's Council for its first report, which identifies the barriers within Ontario's health care system that lead to hallway health care and stand in the way of people getting the care they need," JMD, CEO
 OASW Conference Poster Award Winners!
(1/24/2019)
 
   At the November 2018 conference, over 25 posters were featured, highlighting innovative clinical interventions, community programs, research and approaches in education, program and policy development, relevant to social work practice