The Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care (OACYC, ou en français, AOTES,  l'Association Ontarienne des Techniques d'Éducation Spécialisée) is the professional association representing Child and Youth Care Practitioners (CYCP) in the province of Ontario, Canada.


OACYC and Legislative Issues

Over the last two years, the OACYC has made the move towards legislated recognition a priority. To that end, we have reached out and consulted with provincial politicians, the office of the provincial advocate for children and youth and other stakeholders.  Read More.


Spotlight on Excellence

Please read about the outstanding Child and Youth Care Practitioners who received the Awards in 2014 and 2017. Read More.

Meet the Board of Directors!

Take a moment to meet our Board of Directors. There are some familiar faces and some new ones too! Also, if you'd like to join the Board, please send us an email to express your interest or give us a call to find out about the activities of our board. We look forward to hearing from you. Meet the Board.