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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 Statement on Mass Killings in London, Ontario
   The targeted attack on members of the Muslim community in London Ontario has left tragedy, devastation, and disbelief. The act of terror is condemned and OASW stands against Islamophobia and all other forms of racism and hate violence.
 OASW Mourns Children Lost to Residential Schools
   We are incredibly saddened to learn of the 215 children whose remains were found on the grounds of the former residential school in Kamloops. OASW honours survivors, and commits to addressing the ongoing impacts of colonization on Indigenous Peoples.
 OASW Honours Four Outstanding Social Workers with 2020 and 2021 Awards
   OASW is honoured to have recognized four outstanding social workers with 2020 and 2021 awards at our recent Annual General Meeting. Learn more.
 OASW Report Calls for Key Actions to Increase Access to Employee Mental Health Benefits
   OASW’s new report highlights the important role of RSWs in increasing access to employee mental health supports and provides two key recommendations on how best to meet the growing mental health needs of employees.