Join OPSWA for an Online PSW Refresher Course!

Freshen your PSW skills with this 12hr course for only $150

Check for the CANSWA Verification Badge

All CANSWA 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

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

Select a membership below to register or renew.

PSW Membership

SW Membership

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

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.

SW Entrepreneurial Membership

Entrepreneurial Membership

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

PSW Student Membership

Student Membership

CANSWA is proud to offer all Support Worker Students a FREE Membership to the association for their time in school.

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.

CANSWA is a Trauma Sensitive Association

What is Trauma? – Trauma is a term to describe single or multiple distressing events that may have long lasting and harmful effects on a person’s physical and/or emotional well-being. There is a direct correlation between trauma and physical health conditions such as diabetes, COPD, heart disease, cancer, and high blood pressure.

Why Join CANSWA?

CANSWA is the Professional Association for Personal Support Workers, Health Care Aids, Personal Care Aids, Personal Care Assistants, Home Support Workers, and any other frontline Health Care worker within Canada.

Individuals who work front line in Long Term Care, Community Care, Home Care, Retirement Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Group Homes, and all other places of employment with such job-related duties.

Who are we?

Meet Our Team

Miranda Ferrier

CEO and Provincial President
Ian DaSilva

Ian DaSilva

Director of Operations
Monique Langlois

Monique Langlois

CANSWA Spokesperson - French
Ellise Floyd

Ellise Floyd

Saskatchewan Chapter President
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