Member Services & Benefits


  • Lobbying state and federal policymakers and administration leadership on issues that impact human services providers and Wisconsin children & families.
  • Forum for building and maintaining quality collaborations with county, school and state partners in human services and mental health.
  • Individualized attention and technical assistance with government relations, organizational and program development.


  • Full access to the WAFCA Continuing Education & Professional Development Program (WAFCA-CE). This continuing education program features more than 50 hours of live online training in 2021 covering topics such as family systems therapy, mental health disorders, substance abuse, psychopharmacology and professional ethics.
  • NEW in 2023! Member agency staff receive on-demand access to select recorded CE offerings and other training via our new Learning Management System.
  • Bi-monthly WAFCAnet E-News with updates on public policy and promising practices, including links to latest resources and research of interest.
  • Action alerts and advisories on critical state and federal policy developments.
  • Collaborative communities of practice focused on outcomes measurement and financial management.


  • Annual retreats and special meetings for agency executives and senior level staff to access the latest in human services management practices, board development and trends in the human services sector and field of behavioral health.
  • Free job posting on the WAFCA Job Board.
  • Opportunities to connect with national and state leaders at association-sponsored events.
  • Networking with colleagues through affinity groups, gatherings and webinars/teleconferences.

 Other Member Benefits

  • $200 discount on first year membership in MRA - The Management Association
  • Member discounts on conferences and select products of WAFCA national partner Social Current
  • 25% discount on Council on Accreditation (COA) accreditation fees
  • Free, unlimited subscription to BOARDnetWORK from Nonprofits Insurance Alliance (NIA) (click here to view a short video demo)
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