Become an OAFM member.

We’re always looking for more professionals like you—Family Mediators ready to organize around the highest Standards of Practice in Ontario. Associate Membership is an opportunity to participate in a province-wide voice that upholds the value and professionalism of Family Mediation for both practitioners and clients.

Join Ontario’s Pioneering Family Mediators

As an Associate Member, you benefit from a variety of opportunities including the ability to earn accreditation — the AccFM (OAFM) designation.

We invite you to join our community and gain access to our online Family Mediation Network, annual conference and professional development workshops. Our goal is to keep our community connected and informed. Additional benefits include discounted rates from preferred vendors for professional liability and personal insurance, and discounted cloud-based merchant services.

Members who earn the AccFM (OAFM) designation are featured on our public directory so that people in need of a Family Mediator can find and obtain their services. Accredited Members are required to adhere to the Standards of Practice, maintain a minimum of a  million dollars of Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance covering Family Mediation and complete 10 hours of Continued Professional Development, including 5 hours on screening for Domestic Violence.

Start your journey as a Student, Supporting or Associate member today.


Join us in leading the future of Family Mediation.

Our Associates are Members who are in the process of becoming Mediators and have not sought Accreditation Status.


  • Practising family mediation and/or participating in a family mediation internship program
  • Support the aims and objectives of OAFM and undertake to abide by its Policies and Standards of Practice
  • 10hrs of Continuing Professional Development Courses are required each year, including 5 hours on screening for Domestic Violence, this requirement for Continuing Professional Development continues if/when you become an AccFM.

Annual Membership Fee:

$175.00 /YR (plus applicable taxes)

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