By joining the OACAO as a member organization, you instantly become connected to a vast array of resources that you can access for your group or association. This includes funding opportunities, learning opportunities, access to an affordable employee benefit plan (OASSIS), and one of the best annual conferences in Ontario. Even smaller centres can benefit greatly from membership. Our active website directs you to business partners, provides up-to-date information and helps you find answers to your questions.
To be a trusted, credible, well respected, efficient and effective organization.
To be a self-sustaining/stable funded organization.
To be a recognized leader in resources/supports for community-based older adult centres.
To be an effective advocate/lobbyist to all levels of government on the issues of older adult centres.
To support centres in meeting Government reporting requirements and to set standards to assure that OACAO members deliver quality experiences to older adults in our community.