Transform healthcare for all seriously-ill Californians!

Join the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California and be part of the statewide collaborative community of individuals and organizations promoting high-quality, compassionate care for all Californians who are seriously ill or approaching the end of life.

As a member, you can expand your expertise with online and in-person trainings on important topics related to advance care planning and palliative care (with discounts on all trainings and for our annual summit), connect with your peers and a network of professionals dedicated to compassionate care, and stay up-to-date on relevant policies and legislation that impact your organization.

Membership is open to any individual, organization or coalition dedicated to advance care planning and quality palliative care.

Membership Categories

Individual Membership
$50 per calendar year

Join online now

Organizational Membership
Includes membership benefits for all staff. Rates are based on the budget of the applying organization.

Pay online now or download the application form.

Community Coalition Membership
$100 per calendar year

This category is for community-based coalitions working to promote advance care planning and improve end-of-life care at the local or regional level.

Join online now or download the application form.


If you have any questions or would like to join, please call (916) 489-2222 or email

Membership Benefits

  • Participate in online training webinars and access recordings of past webinars at reduced rates ($40-50 value per registration)
  • Attend CCCC’s 2016 2-day Summit: Ignite. Inspire. Innovate. Taking Palliative Care to the Next Level at discounted rates ($90-100 value per registration)
  • Attend in-person training workshops, including Building Bridges: Cultural Sensitivity and End-of-Life Care and POLST: It Starts with a Conversation for reduced registration fees ($50 value per registration)
  • Receive continuing education credits for increasing your skills and knowledge
  • Take advantage of discounted rates for materials, including decision guides on CPR, tube feeding, mechanical ventilation and artificial hydration, POLST consumer brochures, and more – available at our online store
  • Receive timely advocacy and policy updates on advance care planning, palliative care, hospice care, and related issues
  • Receive the latest news about CCCC’s consulting services and how we can assist your healthcare organization integrate ACP into your existing operations

Membership FAQs

Who can join the Coalition?
We invite any individual or organization committed to high-quality, compassionate care to join. More than 400 members represent the full continuum of care:

  • Healthcare systems
  • Long-term care providers
  • Hospices
  • Home health agencies
  • Emergency medical providers
  • Health plans
  • Local and State coalitions
  • Non-profits and associations
  • Consumer advocates
  • Academic institutions
What is the duration of my membership period?
Membership dues cover the calendar year, January 1 to December 31. Dues received in the last quarter of the year will activate your benefits immediately and membership will continue through to the end of the following calendar year.
Are continuing education credits available?
Yes, we offer CEUs for nurses, social workers, and chaplains with many of our online and in-person trainings.
How do I take advantage of reduced registration rates?
Select the member-only rate when registering for webinars, in-person trainings, and annual summit. If you are unsure of your membership status, call us at (916) 489-2222 to inquire. All registrations at the member rate will be confirmed for active membership by our staff.
My organization is a member. Can I sign up for webinars, trainings, and the summit at the member-only rates?
Yes! Organization membership dues cover the entire staff at your organization. Please be sure to identify yourself as a staff member of an active organization member when registering. All registrations at the member rate will be confirmed for accuracy.
I am a member of a community coalition with a CCCC membership. Can I take advantage of the CCCC’s membership benefits?
Yes! Please be sure to identify yourself as a member of a community coalition when registering or placing an order.
What are the membership dues?
Individual membership: $50

Community coalition membership: $100.

Organization membership dues are based on the annual operating budget of the organization:

  • Under $500,000: dues are$250/year
  • $500,000-$1,000,000: dues are $350/year
  • $1,000,000-$5,000,000: dues are $500/year
  • $5,000,000+ : dues are $750/year
Who do I contact to join?
If you have any questions or would like to join, contact us at (916) 489-2222 or