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OARTY is the leading association for agencies providing group and foster care in Ontario. OARTY members provide homes, help and hope to thousands each year. 

Membership Categories and Fees

Full Membership: Membership within OARTY is agency-based (i.e. the organization and not the individual holds the membership) - see the Membership Criteria and Eligibility Policy (pdf). All employees of the Member agency are entitled to Member discounts. However, one individual is designated as the “primary contact” and they receive all emails and mailings on behalf of the organization.   

Membership Application (pdf) 

Full Membership $4,500
New Member (1st Year) $2,500
Interim Rate* $2,500
Member-at-Large (Outside Ontario) $1,250

*Interim rate applies to agencies grossing less than $400K; members must provide their most recent financial statements to qualify.

Associate Membership: This Membership category is for non-residential care providers (individuals or organizations) who share OARTY’s dedication to the vulnerable children, youth and adults in care.

Associate Membership Application (pdf) 

Business Partner $1,000
Non-profit Association $  500
Professional $  250
Student $    75

For more information, download the OARTY Membership Brochure (PDF), or visit the Member Benefits page or the Associate Member Benefits page.

Thank you for your interest in our association.  We look forward to welcoming you on board!