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.
2021 Nominations Deadline Extended

The nominations deadline for our 2021 Awards has been extended! New for 2021 is an open call for OMSSA's Patti Moore Human Services Integration Award and Champion of Human Services Award. Learn more about our awards below, including criteria and submission information. Submit your nomination by September 30, 2021 to info@omssa.com

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. 


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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Meet our 2020 Recipients!

Learn more about the outstanding individuals and teams we recognized at our 2021 OMSSA Exchange Virtual Conference.

Meet our 2020 Recipients

Questions about OMSSA's Awards and Recognition Program?

Contact us at rkirsic@omssa.com