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Associate membership is applicable to all non-residential care providers working towards a better future for Ontario’s children and youth.

As this category encompasses a wide range of organizations, associations and businesses concerned with the well-being of Ontario's children and youth, additional benefits may be developed in collaboration with OARTY staff to ensure that we reach our common goals. 

A Collective Voice

Be part of an influential association affecting positive governmental changes on behalf of the residential care sector in Ontario.

Discount Plans

Member discounts on a wide variety of products and services, including everyday and major purchases.

Members Only Rates

Discounted rates to KIND (Knowledge, Information & Networking Day) and the OARTY Annual Conference, as well as a free one-day rental of the OARTY Boardroom.

Increased Visibility

Inclusion in print and online membership directories (including the Annual Report), and an official OARTY member logo for your year of membership to use on your website, letterhead and promotional materials.

Stay in the Know…

Keep abreast of new initiatives and emerging issues affecting the residential sector via OARTY’s regular e-bulletins and documents, templates and tools posted within the Members Only area of the website.


Tap into a wealth of knowledge available from OARTY’s network of group and foster care agencies.


Access to valuable political, educational and research expertise.

Insurance Savings

Save substantially through OARTY’s home and auto plans through Novex Insurance.

Leadership Opportunities

Opportunities to strengthen leadership capabilities by acquiring relevant knowledge and expertise about our sector.

If you are a non-residential care provider, and have questions regarding Associate Membership with OARTY, please contact the OARTY Office at 905-475-KIDS(5437) or email us at