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 or download the application form.

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 Annual Palliative Care Summit at discounted rates ($100 – $200 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 ($100 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 how we can assist your healthcare organization integrate ACP into your existing operations.

Membership FAQs

Who can join CCCC?
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.

CMEs are offered at the Annual Palliative Care Summit.

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! Organizational membership dues covers up to five staff members (per workshop, webinar or the Summit) 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! Coalition membership dues covers up to two members of your local coalition (per workshop, webinar or the Summit) for registration discounts. Please be sure to identify yourself as a member of an active 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

2019 Major Corporate Supporters

Alliance of Catholic Health Care

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Emanate Health (formerly Citrus Valley Health Partners)
Sutter Health

2019 CCCC Organizational Members

Alliance of Catholic Health Care

Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield of California
California Assisted Living Association
California Association of Health Facilities
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Center to Advance Palliative Care
Central Valley Regional Center
City of Hope Medical Center
Collabria Care
Community Hospice, Inc.
Compassion & Choices
CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM
Destiny Hospice and Palliative Care
Emanate Health (formerly Citrus Valley Health Partners)
Faith and Hope Hospice
George Mark Children’s House
Hospice by the Bay
Hospice of Humboldt
Hospice of San Luis Obispo County
Hospice of Santa Barbara, Inc.
Integrated MD
Interim Healthcare Hospice
Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services
Kaiser Permanente, Southern California
LeadingAge California
Libertana Home Health
Lightbridge Hospice & Palliative Care
Mission Hospice and Home Care
NorthBay Healthcare
Open Door Community Health Centers
Partnership HealthPlan of California
Providence TrinityCare Hospice
ResolutionCare, PC
Salus Home Health & Hospice
Sara C. Stephens Medical Advocacy and Planning
Sharp HospiceCare
Shiley CSU Institute for Palliative Care
Snowline Hospice 
Sutter Health
The Elizabeth Hospice
The John and Wauna Harman Foundation
Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital – Integrated Pediatric Pain & Palliative Care
Yolo Hospice