Please note:  Our membership year begins on October 15th.
We are now accepting memberships for 
2019-2020 membership year.

Join/Renew

How to become a member of the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care:

  1. New members, click on "Join the OACYC" bar at the top of the page, or for paper application see link at the bottom of the page.  
    Note: If your membership lapsed for more then two years, please re-submitt a new application.
  2. Renewing members, click on "Renew Now" bar at the top of the page, or for paper application see link at the bottom of the page. 
    Full Professional members, remember to submitt your Professional Development activity. See Professional Development Guidelines.
  3. Review the Membership categories to ensure that you meet the qualifications for membership.
  4. Complete the membership form including reviewing and acknowledging the Code of Ethic’s and Privacy Policy.
  5. Submit membership form and supporting documentation via website, or

OACYC
c/o The School of Child and Youth Care
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
Canada

Membership Types and Requirements for 2019-2020

All memberships expire on October 15th of each year. Membership fees do not get prorated.
All diplomas or degrees have to be from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology or a recognized
Canadian University. We do not accept diplomas or degrees from private colleges or universities.
List of Ontario schools with approved CYC diploma and degree programs.
Out of province public colleges or universities will be considered on an individual basis.

Membership Type
and fee

Qualification

Supporting Documents Required

Full Professional Certified

$95.00 + HST $12.35 = $107.35




You hold a: 

  • Child Care Worker Diploma; or
  • Child and Youth Worker Diploma; or
  • Child and Youth Care Diploma or Degree; or
  • have completed the CYCCB Certification

Photocopy of your:

Diploma; or Degree; or CYCCB certificate; or a transcript clearly stating that your diploma/degree was granted 

Full Professional

$95.00 + HST $12.35 = $107.35

You hold a related* diploma or degree and have at least 4000 hours employment as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner; or
You have a minimum of 600 hours (1 full year, full-time) of theory through post-secondary schools, workshops, in service, etc. and 6000 hours (3 years full-time) employment as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner

Proof of your education qualifications
plus, a short letter from your employer(s) on the letterhead stating:

  • the dates of your employment
  • total hours worked
  • age and type of clients
  • and description of your role/position

New Graduate Full Professional Certified

$50.00 + HST $6.50
= $56.50



You hold a: 

  • Child and Youth Worker Diploma; or
  • Child and Youth Care Diploma or Degree

granted within the last year

Photocopy of your:

Diploma; or Degree; or a transcript clearly stating that your diploma/degree was granted 

Student

$40.00 + HST $5.20
= $45.20

You are currently enrolled part- or full-time in a Child and Youth Care or Child and Youth Worker program

Photocopy of a student card

Organizational

$200.00 + HST $26.00
= $226.00
or reciprocal

For agencies, school boards, companies, etc. to support the OACYC

 

Related diplomas - i.e. Corrections, Early Childhood, Behavioral Science, Social Services, etc.
   Related degrees - i.e. Education, Criminology, Psychology, Social Work, Child and Youth Administration, etc.

PAPER APPLICATIONS:

2019-2020 Membership Application for New Members

2019-2020 Membership Renewal Application

Click here to download a copy of the Petition for CYCPs, Child and Youth Care Practitioners.

Click here to download a copy of the Petition for Residents of Ontario, those not in the field but in support of request for legislation.