Join the Alliance

California Alliance of Child and Family Services members are child and family serving organizations with programs and services in the areas of child welfare, juvenile justice, special education or children’s mental health. Members have, as a primary agency, a not-for-profit, public benefit corporation designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization. All members meet national accreditation standards. Members of the California Alliance are required to meet the standards of excellence through recognized national accrediting organizations including Social Current/Council on Accreditation, the Joint Commission and CARF International. 

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Member Benefits

When an agency joins the California Alliance of Child and Family Services, it joins a family of outstanding organizations that can be counted on for support, advice, and technical assistance. Member agencies receive all the following services, benefits, and discounts:

Advocacy/Public Policy

  • Representation on statewide policy issues
  • Assistance in interfacing with state agencies
  • A community of 160 nonprofits sharing best practices
  • Member rate at Alliance events including conference(s)
  • Agency inclusion in the member directory
  • Regular Newsletter updates
  • Comprehensive and detailed Member Alerts and Updates
  • Access to Members Only areas on the Alliance website
  • Direct access to Alliance staff with policy expertise in areas impacting member agencies
  • Opportunity to set policy direction by participating on Alliance committees

 Full Circle Health Network 

 Access to Full Circle Health Network (FCHN) for members that are interested in providing behavioral health services to children, youth, young adults, and families in partnership with managed care plans. FCHN provides services that support CA Alliance members through centralized service delivery, contract negotiations, outcome monitoring, and other items for those who wish to contract with managed care plans (MCPs).

Training and Technical Assistance

The Catalyst Center, an agent of the California Alliance, provides Learning Communities and leverages connections between research, policy and practice to inform and lead capacity building efforts among service providers across the state who work in the fields of child and family services. Alliance members receive 25% off all fee-based trainings. Visit the Catalyst Center Learning Hub here.

 Member Discounts


Membership Documents:

Why is the Alliance a must-belong-to organization?

Membership application

Alliance Program Committees

Dues structure

Dues Tiers

Membership Manual

The Alliance's Impact on the Adult System of Care 

For questions or details about how to become a member, please contact Corina Dubon at [email protected] or (916) 594-8771.