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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 or organization dedicated to advance care planning and quality palliative care. Local coalition members – contact us to find out how your local coalition can become a CCCC Affiliate.

Membership Categories

Individual Membership
$100 per calendar year

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

Annual Operating Budget


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

Membership Benefits

  • Participate in online training webinars free of charge! ($99 value per registration)
  • Beginning January 1, 2020, all paid members will be able to view past webinar recordings free of charge! ($10-$99 value per registration)
    PLEASE NOTE: The above webinar options do not include the Pediatric Webinar Series as these webinars are co-hosted with the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition of Pennsylvania and the Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition
  • Attend CCCC’s Annual Summit at discounted rates ($200 value per registration) – for up to five staff for organization members
  • Attend in-person training workshops on the topics of Advance Care Planning, Cultural Sensitivity and End-of-Life Care, and POLST for reduced registration fees ($100 value per registration) – for up to five staff per training for organization members
  • Receive continuing education credits for increasing your skills and knowledge
  • 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 are not pro-rated if you join after January 1; however, 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 Summit when sponsored.

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 staff members (up to five staff members per workshop or the Summit – unlimited staff members can register for webinars) 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. Can I take advantage of the CCCC’s membership benefits?
No. Community coalition membership does not automatically make you a member of CCCC. You must join CCCC as an individual or organizational member in order to take advantage of CCCC membership benefits. Contact us to find out how your local coalition can become a CCCC Affiliate.
What are the membership dues?
Individual membership: $100/year

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

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