Awards and Recognition

OMSSA's Awards and Recognition Program recognizes individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to both OMSSA and their communities, recognizing their commitment to planning, managing and delivering quality human services in Ontario.

Meet our 2021 Recipients!

Learn more about the outstanding individuals and teams we will recognize at our 2021 Policy Conference and 2022 Exchange Conference.

Meet our 2021 Recipients


Local Municipal Champion Award

Recognizing outstanding teams who have advanced excellence in service integration and service system management.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognizing the long-standing contributions of OMSSA members who have recently retired or are soon to be retired.

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Young Leader Award

Honouring an individual 30 years or younger who has been recognized as a leader, created change, and strengthened leadership in their community.

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Patti Moore Human Services Integration Award

Recognizing a member or delegate who has displayed extraordinary leadership and made an exceptional contribution to human services.

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Champion of Human Services Award

Recognizing a champion who has displayed extraordinary leadership and made an exceptional contribution to human services.

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2021 Nominations Deadline Closed

The nominations deadline for our 2021 Awards is now closed. Thank you to all members who have submitted nominations. 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

OMSSA encourages nominations that reflect the diversity of its membership, in particular from individuals from racialized groups and Indigenous Peoples to ensure that our awards are reflective of the racial diversity of the populations its members serve. 

Questions about OMSSA's Awards and Recognition Program?

Contact us at rkirsic@omssa.com