2024 Exchange Conference


2024 Exchange Conference

OMSSA welcomes you back to our 2024 Exchange Conference from May 7-8, 2024!

We look forward to seeing you in Toronto from May 7 to 8 for the 2024 Exchange Conference. This annual event provides a venue for OMSSA Members to engage in dialogue and exchange ideas and practices to address the most pressing issues facing human services. 

The Exchange Conference brings together hundreds of professionals from first-line employees to service managers, and community organizations, from across Ontario to exchange knowledge, best practices, and creative solutions.

Sessions will address the following topics and more: 

  • Health Equity
  • RECE Recruitment and Training
  • Data Management and Mobilization
  • Encampment Responses
  • Advocacy and Collaboration in CWELCC and EarlyON
  • Homelessness Prevention
  • Engaging Live Experts
  • Case Management for People with Vulnerabilities
  • Community Safety and Wellbeing Planning 

This year's conference will be held over two days. Each day will have two plenary sessions and eight breakout sessions. Day One will take place from 9:00AM to 4:15PM, while Day Two will take place from 9:00AM to 3:45PM.

Stay tuned for more program updates as we move into the Spring. This is a conference you won’t want to miss! 


The Exchange Conference is SOLD OUT!

OMSSA's 2024 Exchange Conference is officially SOLD OUT! Thank you to our Members and partners for your interest in this year's event. If you would like to be added to a waiting list in case of cancelations, please contact education@omssa.com.


Thank You to Our Exchange Partners




Thank You to Our Planning Committee

The land on which OMSSA operates is the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Ojibwe, the Haudenosaunee, the Wendat, and it is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis. We also acknowledge that our members span an area known as the Province of Ontario which is covered by 46 treaties and agreements. 

  • (Co-Chair) Tod Duncan, OMSSA
  • (Co-Chair) Nalisha Sankreacha, OMSSA
  • Doug Ball, OMSSA
  • Tennille Billy, Regional Municipality of Peel
  • Robert Blackwell, City of Greater Sudbury
  • Nadia Boismier, Regional Municipality of York
  • Roxanne Gillis, City of Toronto
  • Christie Herrington, OMSSA
  • Sumar Jasey, City of Windsor
  • Rob Kirsic, OMSSA
  • Tanis Lavigne, County of Renfrew
  • Dunja Lukic, County of Wellington
  • Jennifer McPhee, OFIFC
  • Polly Smith, Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Land Acknowledgement

The land on which OMSSA operates is the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Ojibwe, the Haudenosaunee, the Wendat, and it is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis. We also acknowledge that our members span an area known as the Province of Ontario which is covered by 46 treaties and agreements.