Where do OTs Work?

Occupational Therapists work in all parts if the health, educational and social systems. For example, you will find them working as clinicians, consultants, administrators, educators and/or researchers within:

  • home and community care, primary care networks, health care facilities and hospitals, group homes, seniors centres, recreation centres, supportive living and long-term care facilities, mental health and addiction centres, correctional institutions, private practice, etc.;
  • agencies such as early childhood service providers, schools/school boards, Veteran’s Affairs, Indigenous communities, worker’s compensation boards, rehabilitation/return to work companies, corporations, insurance companies, architectural firms, not-for-profit organizations, etc.;
  • various government departments at the municipal, provincial or federal level;
  • academic institutions and research centres;
  • and many other settings – OTs are adaptable and can tailor the services they provide to the needs of the clients they serve.
Practice Settings chart from the 2022-2023 Annual Report