Put forward your nominations for OMSSA's 2023 Awards to recognize individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to both OMSSA and their communities in managing and delivering quality human services in Ontario. Nominations are due September 15, 2023. Learn more.
There are several significant takeaways that can be gleaned from this first-of-its-kind-in-Ontario decision. The decision represents the need for a serious shift in thinking around how OMSSA Members will address the issue of encampments moving forward.
In April 2022, the York Region EarlyON Child and Family Programs and Ontario Child Care Management System (OCCMS) teams in collaboration with CMSMs/DSSABs came together to develop and implement a system-wide, centralized online registration platform for EarlyON programs.
OMSSA sits down to speak with Polly Smith, Director of Employment and Social Services, from the Municipality of Chatham-Kent about human services delivery and the work being done in Chatham-Kent.
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After consultation with its Members, OMSSA shared its priorities as part of the consultation process with the Ministry of Education on the proposed 2024 Child Care Funding Formula discussion paper.
Ontario’s 47 Service System Managers, the Consolidated Municipal Service Managers (CMSMs) and District Social Services Administration Boards (DSSABs), have been advocating for and working towards Human Services Integration for many years.
After consultation with members, OMSSA shared its priorities with Ontario's Minister of Finance as the Province works to develop and finalize its 2023 Budget. Read our provincial pre-budget submission here (PDF).
After consultation with members, OMSSA shared its priorities with Canada's Minister of Finance as they work to develop and finalize Canada's 2023 federal budget. Read our federal pre-budget submission here.
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