The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) is the regulatory body for social workers and social service workers whose primary duty is to serve and protect the public interest. The College is accountable to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.

Public Protection

The College’s ongoing mandate is to protect the public from unqualified, incompetent and unfit practitioners. The College serves and protects the public by:

Complaints and Discipline

As part of its public protection mandate, the College considers and investigates reports and complaints regarding alleged misconduct of College registrants. The College ensures due processes are in place and ensure fairness and transparency for all parties.

Learn more about the College’s complaints and discipline processes, including how to file a complaint.

To learn more about the College, its history and administration, please visit our About Us page.