Membership Types and Requirements

    • Standard Membership – $100.00/year (plus certification maintenance dues $70 if applicable)
      Must demonstrate at least one of the following: Working as a Child and Youth Care Counsellor, CYCA Administrator, CYC Supervisor, CYC Instructor/Trainer, Individual holding a CYC diploma or degree, Full or Intermediate Certification
    • Student Membership — $35.00 (2 or 3-year Diploma program), $55.00 (3 or 4-year Degree program)
      An individual enrolled in a Post Secondary CYC program. * This membership is a one-time fee and is valid for the entire duration of the diploma/degree program. All students receive one FREE year of membership following graduation. For student membership, please complete this registration form.
    • Organization Membership — $100.00/year
      Programs that work with children, youth and/or families that accept our code of ethics; are able to have workshop/employment information listed on our website. Membership for agencies/organizations provides two votes at any general meeting,


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Benefits for our Members

  • Become certified and maintain certification.
  • Access to online learning modules for Standard and Out of Province Members.
  • Gain opportunities for professional development and recognition.
  • Attend conferences and workshops at reduced rates.
  • Attend provincial and regional conferences at reduced rates.
  • Networking with Child and Youth Care Counsellors from other agencies.
  • Yearly award eligibility.
  • Learn about employment opportunities from Organizational members.
  • Become a Board Member and help steer the direction of the Association, assist one or more of the committees, and/or fulfill your requirements for maintenance of your Certified status.
  • Become a committee member and help shape the future of the Association and its members.