Support Worker Membership | CANSWA

Support Worker 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.

Membership Benefits

  • CCA, PCA, HCA, PSW, RSA eligible
  • Access to unlimited legal helpline
  • All memberships are tax-deductible!
  • Professionally Branded ID – Click here for more info
  • Annual National Police Check provided to you at NO Charge
  • Code of Ethics
  • Scope of Practice
  • Whistleblower protection
  • Standards of Practice​
  • Unlimited Endorsements from CANSWA for Job Interviews: Available upon Request
  • Portfolio building: Available upon request
  • Corporate Sponsor Networking Opportunities
  • Connecting you with TOP SW Employers – You have first access to job postings!
  • Up to date information provided to you on government regulations affecting your profession
  • CANSWA Member ONLY Specialized Education that is cost-effective or FREE!
  • $2 Million Dollar Liability Insurance attached to EVERY SW Membership
  • All CANSWA SW members have $50,000 abuse coverage included in their coverage
  • CANSWA member badge; CANSWA does not offer SW certificates. If you need a SW certificate, please get in touch with your educational institution.

If you need insurance to satisfy LHIN FMHC Requirements please apply as an Entrepreneur Member.  **ONLY SW Certificate Holders (or recognized equivalents) are eligible for Entrepreneur Membership


Important Info

When you receive your email from BackCheck (Sterling Talent Solutions) you have ONE week to complete all steps of the online application. If you DO NOT complete the steps CANSWA will charge you an additional $75.00 to complete the application.


This membership is non-refundable. View our cancellation policy. If you need a SW certificate, please get in touch with your educational institution.

SW Form

Please complete the form to register

Please upload your Support Worker Certificate (pdf, word doc, jpg, gif or png)
File Upload
Maximum upload size: 2.1MB

Payment Info

Are you paying for your membership in full? *

Monthly Payment Terms (3-Month Term)

If you are a monthly payment member, your 2 remaining payments will be billed each month after your initial payment. Any missed payments will result in additional monthly payments after your 3-month term.

  1. If you miss a payment once, you will be charged an additional 4th monthly payment of $66 + GST.
  2. If you miss your 4th monthly payment, you will be charged an additional 5th monthly payment of $66 + GST.
  3. If you miss your 5th monthly payment, we will immediately revoke your membership AND liability insurance, and you will still be required to pay the remaining balance owing.
1 Year Membership
GST (5%)
Total (CAD)
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$185/year + tax

(save $43 a year)


$19/month + tax


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