Local Municipal Champion Award

Recognizing the great work done in advancing excellence in human services integration and service system management by teams from CMSMs and DSSABs across the province. Teams may include CMSM and DSSAB staff in partnership with community organizations and/or initiatives where CMSM and DSSAB staff work together with their communities.

2023 Nominations

Nominations for OMSSA's 2023 Awards are now CLOSED! 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

OMSSA encourages nominations that reflect the diversity of its membership, in particular from individuals from racialized groups and Indigenous Peoples to ensure that our awards are reflective of the racial diversity of the populations its members serve.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Teams of at least two different partners (groups or individuals); this is not an award for individual achievement.

  • The results of teams work must demonstrate a contribution to the advancement of human services integration.

  • The results of teams work must demonstrate a contribution to the advancement of local service system management.

  • In addition to the key human services sectors (Children's Services, Housing and Homelessness, and Employment and Income), we are encouraging nominations for contributions in these additional areas of focus:

    • Indigenous (work with Indigenous communities and/or organizations)

    • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    • Other (for any projects that do not fit the above areas of focus)

Nomination Process

Nominations for our 2023 Awards are CLOSED!

  • The nominator must be the designated lead representative to OMSSA from each CMSM and DSSAB (i.e. the Commissioner, CAO of a DSSAB or General Manager etc.)

  • Each CMSM and DSSAB may nominate one team per year

  • Nominators must receive sign-off from their Commissioner/Lead

  • The total number of award recipients is limited to fifteen (15) teams per year

To submit a nomination:

*NEW for 2023* Nominators can now submit nominations online! Click on the button below and fill in the form to submit your nomination directly to OMSSA. If you have any questions, please contact OMSSA at info@omssa.com

Current and Previous Recipients

2023 Local Municipal Champion Recipients

2022 Local Municipal Champion Recipients

2021 Local Municipal Champion Recipients

2020 Local Municipal Champion Recipients