Associate Members

2024-2025 Associate Members

Organizations interested in becoming Associates are invited to apply by clicking here: 

Associate Membership and Partnership Program Application. 

Please reach out to Corina Dubon at cdubon@cacfs.org with any questions. 

We are also happy to offer Associates a menu of membership benefit add-on’s they can access to further their business building opportunities. 

Learn more and apply by looking at our Associate Membership and Partnership Guide.


Associate Premier Partners

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eINSIGHT

The eINSIGHT behavioral health data platform allows you to rapidly and accurately assess clients and demonstrate ROI for your mental health, substance abuse, and social services programs. School-based mental health programs, behavioral health service providers, drug and mental health courts, correctional facilities, and social service agencies get up and running in weeks with the flexibility they need to satisfy all stakeholders.

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Qualifacts

Qualifacts is a leading provider of behavioral health software and SaaS solutions for clinical productivity, compliance and state reporting, billing, and business intelligence. Its mission is to be an innovative and trusted technology and end-to-end solutions partner, enabling exceptional outcomes for its customers and those they serve. Qualifacts’ comprehensive portfolio, including the CareLogic®, Credible™, and InSync® platforms, spans and serves the entire behavioral health, rehabilitative, and human services market supporting non-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) as well as for-profit large enterprise and small business providers. Qualifacts has a loyal customer base, with more than 2,500 customers representing 75,000 providers serving more than 6 million patients.  Qualifacts was recognized in the 2022 and 2023 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report as having the top ranked Behavioral Health EHR solutions.

 

Nonstop Health

Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services, Inc. was founded in 2012 with a vision to provide reduced barriers in access to healthcare. Nonstop’s core product, Nonstop Health, uses an innovative first-dollar approach to plan design that provides cost certainty and often savings for employers and reduces or eliminates upfront medical expenses for employees and their families without broker, carrier or provider changes.

 

 

Associates 

501(c) Agencies Trust

501(c) Agencies Trust

501(c) Agencies Trust currently works with 422 California agencies saving them time and money by managing their unemployment costs. Any 501c(3) agency may elect to opt out of the State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) program and continue to provide benefits to separated employees. Thousands of nonprofits nationwide have increased their bottom lines by exercising this option. To see if your agency will financially benefit, please contact us today for a Free Analysis. Phone: 800/631-2967. Email: trustmembership@501c.com 

 

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Accreditation Guru, Jennifer Flowers

Accreditation Guru, Inc (AG) is a nationally recognized consulting company which helps child welfare, behavioral health care, and human service providers Prepare for Greatness!™ by offering consulting services in the areas of accreditation, reaccreditation, board development, strategic planning, and risk assessment.  AG offers CACFS members a free 30-minute virtual consultation in the any of these areas.  To set up your free consultation with Peggy Lavin LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health, please click here.  We look forward to speaking with you!  Jennifer Flowers, Founder & CEO, Accreditation Guru, Inc.

 

Armanino LLP

Armanino LLP, CPA & Consulting

Armanino LLP is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California. We are a nationwide leader in serving nonprofit organizations which represents its largest industry niche. They provide 4 main areas of service—assurance/audit, tax, consulting and business management. Their offices are located in West and Downtown Los Angeles, Woodland Hills (2), El Segundo, San Jose, San Ramon and San Francisco as well as Portland, Chicago and Dallas. And coming to a city near you.

 

ACHSA

The Association of Community Human Services Agencies

The Associtation of Community Human Service Agencies (ACHSA) represents 88 nonprofit community agencies that provide a wide range of child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice services for vulnerable individuals and families in Los Angeles County.

 

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Beacon Health Options

Beacon Health Options offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care. We offer access to a broad network of behavioral health providers and facilities, encompassing all levels of specialty mental health and addiction services so members can receive the right care at the right intensity and at the right time. Beacon has been a partner to the behavioral health system in California for more than two decades. Today, we serve approximately 5.5 million lives across 23 clients in 26 counties in California. Nearly three-quarters of those members are covered through eight Medi-Cal health plans or four County Mental Health Plans, meaning Beacon serves about one in three Medi-Cal members. 

 

The Behavioral Health Collaborative of Alameda County

The Behavioral Health Collaborative of Alameda County (the Collaborative) is an association of California nonprofits that provide behavioral health services to the county's most vulnerable children, youth, adults, and seniors. The purpose of the association is to provide leadership that ensures a comprehensive behavioral health system, which maximizes the well-being and life satisfaction of all Alameda County residents.

 

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Behavioral Health Contractors Association (BHCA)

The Behavioral Health Contractors Association (BHCA) is a Santa Clara County-wide network of community-based, non-profit organizations providing essential mental health and substance use prevention, treatment, recovery, and supportive transitional housing services to children, adolescents and adults, under contract with Santa Clara County's Behavioral Health Services Department.

 

 

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Binti

Binti builds software designed specifically for child welfare. Over 75 agencies across 12 states use Binti’s platform to more effectively license foster families, match children with families, manage their cases, and more. Since launching their licensing Module for Child Welfare 3 years ago in California, they have grown incredibly quickly due to its positive, measurable results; in fact, on average agencies approve 60% more families per year after using Binti and approves families 20% faster. Social workers estimate Binti saves them 20-40% of their time. Binti's Licensing Module is like TurboTax to become a foster/adoptive and is also software for social workers to track background checks, training attendance, annual renewals, and complete their paperwork on their mobile phone while in the field. 

 

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Burnham Benefits

A proud member of the Baldwin Risk Partners family of firms, Burnham is a team of talented and dedicated consultants uniquely equipped to solve the biggest challenges facing your organization and its people. Our expert advisors craft custom solutions to address your needs in the areas of employee benefits, risk mitigation, and wealth management. With over 25 years, the innovative solutions and bottom-line results we’ve secured for our clients has earned us an unparalleled reputation for partner loyalty and longevity.

 

 

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Cardenas Consulting Group

 

CHorus

 

 

Chorus

Chorus pairs a rapid development platform and participatory design approach to put people at the center of digital health innovation. The Chorus platform powers digital applications that meet the needs of health agencies, organizations, and the communities they serve. (For more information, please visit joinchorus.com

 

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CompanyMileage

Mileage Reimbursement Software That Saves 25% On Mileage Costs! CompanyMileage is the most accurate mileage tracking solution on the market. Through point-to-point calculations, integration with major accounting platforms, and user-friendly mobile applications, CompanyMileage virtually eliminates issues created by traditional odometer readings. Through our partnership with The CA Alliance, you are eligible to receive a 5% discount when you become a CompanyMileage customer!

 

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DCM Associates

As the Founder & Chairman of DCM Associates, I am delighted to become an Associate Member of the California Alliance for Child & Family Services. DCM Associates, Inc. specializes in executive search projects representing a wide variety of nonprofit sectors, including business and professional trade associations, human service organizations, healthcare, community building, faith-based and social impact organizations. The firm has a well-established search process that is intended to exceed expectations with highly qualified candidates and a smooth onboarding experience. DCM also provides a wide range of board and leadership performance coaching including organizational and strategic assessments, retreat facilitation, online board and leadership courses, workshops and other educational tools and leadership succession planning for the entire organization.

 

Der Manouel Insurance Group & Financial Services, Inc.

Der Manouel Insurance Group, a division of HUB International, was founded in 1983 and over the last 35 plus years, has become an industry leader in risk consulting and employee benefits solutions for nonprofit agencies that work with vulnerable youth and families. Our goal is to help Alliance member agencies fulfill their stated missions.

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Eleos Health

Founded in 2020, Eleos Health turns behavioral health conversations into documentation and intelligence that drives better care. Using proprietary, voice-based Natural Language Understanding (NLU) technology built by clinical experts to accurately interpret, analyze and document behavioral health conversations, Eleos reduces the operational burden on providers while unlocking objective insights into evidence-based care and the therapeutic alliance through augmented intelligence. Leadership teams can scale supervision and training while gaining unprecedented visibility into staff activity, caseloads and performance as well as population health. With Eleos CareOps Automation, behavioral health providers and health plans are setting a new standard for care.

 

Exym

Exym is a leader in Electronic Health Record (EHR) software for behavioral health agencies. We proudly serve over 90 agencies across California with our intuitive, robust EHR system. Thousands of clinicians use Exym's software to simplify their billing, documenting, and case management needs. Based in California, Exym is built to meet the unique needs and regulations of California's behavioral health community.

 

 

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The Family Centered Treatment Foundation, Inc.

The Family Centered Treatment Foundation, Inc. (FCTF) achieves its mission through training, oversight, and implementation of the evidence-based family trauma treatment model, Family Centered Treatment®, to human services organizations around the country. Throughout more than 30 years of service to families, FCTF and the FCT network of providers have helped more than 40,000 families safely reunify or prevent out-of-home placement of youth by utilizing this provider-developed and family-driven model.

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Gadda Hendrix Consulting

Top Three Areas of Focus: Organizational/program assessment & development, Executive/Senior leadership coaching & development, and Compliance/quality management; Curriculum development & training.

www.GaddaHendrixConsulting.org

Gilmore & Associates, CPAs

Gilmore & Associates, LLP is a committed team of professionals who possess exceptional technical qualifications.  The firm has substantial experience with not-for-profit clients that have government contracts for children’s mental health services. We are located in the San Francisco Bay Area, but serve clients all over California.  Our services include:

  1. performing single audits under Uniform Guidance and government auditing standards 
  2. preparing federal and state exempt organization income tax returns
  3. reviewing cost allocation systems, and
  4. other general business consulting services 

We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.  We are hands-on, invested, involved and we care.  We will answer all of your questions, as they impact your auditing, accounting, tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime, and please consider us for your next RFP for audit services and other accounting projects.

 

Harrington Group 

Harrington Group, founded by Joseph Harrington in 1994,  provides personal and quality service to nonprofit organizations.  Each of our Partners, Sean E. Cain, Tonetta L. Conner, Carlos Davis and Oswaldo Torres have more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.  Harrington Group is represented by a diverse group of professionals who understand that serving people is of the utmost importance.  This is why Harrington Group provides an environment where creative, people-oriented professionals can practice.

 

 

Heffernan Insurance

We provide comprehensive business insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals nationwide. With a commitment to people, we value a culture dedicated to serving our clients’ needs in an effort to protect their valuable assets and assist in making smart decisions for their business or family.

 

 

Implematix

Implematix 

Implematix is committed to transforming the Human Services landscape by providing consulting services and education so that clients, care providers, organizations and communities may thrive. We do this by assisting government and private agencies to become agile in the ways in which they conceive, plan, execute and measure their innovation work in a rapidly changing world.

 

InterWest Insurance Services

InterWest Insurance Services

InterWest is a leader among leading insurance firms. They offer unparalleled expertise in Commercial, Employee Benefits and Personal insurance coverages, as well as innovative value-added services from their Claims & Risk Control Specialists and Human Resource and Labor Law Consultants. Although they operate principally in California, they are licensed to write business in all 50 states and staffed to service customers with locations throughout the nation. 

 

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Just Advocates

Just Advocates is a nonprofit organization working to adjust and improve the family serving-systems charged with supporting the well-being of children and youth. We support children, caregivers, and families in navigating the child welfare, education, developmental services, behavioral health, and juvenile court systems and use lessons learned to advocate for policies friendly to children and families in California and across the country. Our vision is for resources and services to be readily accessible for every child and family.

 

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La Maida Project

La Maida Project (LMP) is a non-profit organization founded in 2019 working to address the mental health crisis by healing our connection to self, community, purpose, and the natural world. They bring education and programming to the public about solutions that support healing in community.

LMP creates change at all levels by advocating for a cultural shift towards prioritizing health and connection. They provide strategies and education around cultivating regulation skills, supporting existing structures, and building interconnection. LMP's work in the child-welfare space, with youth/ community-serving agencies, and with reentry populations has shown the positive and transformative impact this programming has on collective wellbeing.

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McGriff

We partner with the top insurance companies in the nation to customize insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions for businesses of all sizes. As a broker, we’re dedicated to saving you time and money by doing the heavy lifting to find the best coverage for your unique needs to protect what matters most.

 

 

M.D. Manouel Insurance Agency, Inc. – Fresno, California | Yuba City, California

M.D. Manouel Insurance Agency

M.D. Manouel Insurance Agency, Inc. has been committed to providing our clients with peace of mind since 1974.The agency provides a blend of experience and enthusiasm unequaled in the insurance industry. Their aggressive approach to finding the best insurance company for clients is their ultimate goal. An insurance agency must know, understand, and specialize in the needs of its various clients. Providing proper coverage at the right premium simply works for us and our valued clients.

 

 

Mutual of America

Since 1945, Mutual of America has remained committed to offering plan sponsors, plan participants, and individuals carefully selected, quality products and services at a competitive price and the personal attention they need to help build and preserve assets for a financially secure future.

Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC)

Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC), is part of a group of 501(c)(3) nonprofit companies that provide a broad range of general liability insurance coverages to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. NIAC has been writing in California for over 30 years and currently insures more than 10,000 nonprofits.

 

 

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NonProfits' United

NonProfits’ United is California's first member-owned self-insurance pool for nonprofit organizations. We provide quality, cost-effective services including stable and affordable insurance coverages, expert claims management, safety and loss control, on-site consultations, training, and personalized service. As a nonprofit, governed by our members, our resources are used to benefit our members.

 

 

Partnership Health Plan of California

 

 

 

 

PRAXES

Praxes is a behavioral health solutions company.  Our consulting services assist STRTP’s and foster family agencies with program development, accreditation, Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services, financial, and human resource operations.  Praxes’ training provides on-site, live-streaming, and pre-recorded courses required for STRTP staff and foster family agencies.  We also are a State DSS approved vendor for administrator CEU’s.  Our Shop is available to access these training courses. Apogee, our web-based treatment system, offers customized clinical decision-making tools for practitioners. 

 

ProCo – The people partner. 

We’re not just an insurance broker. We’re a team of experts who are passionate about being your partner and taking care of your people and your business. We do whatever it takes—from handling tiny details to creating bold new programs—to help you manage, protect and grow your company.

 

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RPS Monument Insurance Services

RPS Monument Insurance Services is a full-service program administrator specializing in self-funded workers’ compensation programs. Providing a wide array of services including program design, regulatory approval and compliance, niche-based safety and loss control, and aggressive claims management, Monument is committed to delivering self-insured group programs that bring members ongoing cost savings and added control. As California’s leading self-insured workers’ compensation group administrator, Monument has maintained 98 percent client retention since its founding over 10 years ago.

 

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Streamline Healthcare Solutions

Streamline Healthcare Solutions has been providing electronic health record (EHR) software solutions to behavioral health and human services organizations since 2003. Its SmartCare™ sets a new standard for Behavioral Health and Human Services EHRs. Developed specifically for this market, its enterprise, cloud-based, single-platform, and intelligent technology is unlike any other. It is an innovative solution that empowers Behavioral Health and Human Services organizations to achieve their mission of helping those in need.

 

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United Agencies Insurance

For over 60 years we at United Agencies have lived by these words.  We support you in the fulfillment of your organization’s mission in more ways than just Insurance and Employee Benefits.  Through our Nonprofit Alliance Program we have donated over $2,100,000 to charities.

 

UST

Unemployment Services Trust

Through our partnership with UST, members have access to essential Workforce, HR and Unemployment solutions that meet the unique needs of nonprofit employers.       

UST offers cost-saving programs designed to improve cash flow, mitigate risk, ensure HR compliance, and add operational efficiencies so you can do more to impact your local communities. 

Service highlights include:

  • Comprehensive Unemployment Claims Administration and expert advice paired with unique funding options to help mitigate unemployment costs. 
  • A cloud-based HR Platform of integrated resources and training supported by live HR experts to answer complex questions, helping nonprofits create a safe, compliant, and productive workplace.
  • Award-winning Outplacement and Career Transition services that add impact to your severance packages and build good will with employees.

Whether your primary focus is to protect your assets, ensure compliance, reduce unemployment costs, or to build a thriving work culture to keep your employees engaged, UST has a solution for you.

Over 2,200 nonprofit employers saved more than $56 million in unemployment claims costs with UST Workforce Solutions in just one year alone

 To learn more, visit us online or contact a dedicated UST Workforce Consultant for a free Program Evaluation at 888-249-4788.

Be sure to mention your membership to receive your Member Benefits, including:

  • Free 60-Day Trial of UST HR Workplace
  • $240 annual member savings off the standard rate for the UST HR Workplace platform, now offered as a stand-alone product. *Note: for those interested in unemployment solutions, HR Workplace is offered as part of UST’s Trust and Secure products at no additional cost.
  • Complimentary 2-Year Unemployment Savings Projection
  • Exclusive Nonprofit Content and State-Specific News 

You can also sign up for UST’s eNewsletter to receive exclusive nonprofit specific content such as invitations to nonprofit-only webinars, how-to-guides, eBooks and sector research.


Associate Professionals

 

Elizabeth Stanley-Salazar salazar.stanley@gmail.com

 

Larry Woodland, One 16 Consulting

 

James Freeman, Training Grounds

Top Three Areas of Focus:

1. Leadership Mentoring Program

2. Therapeutic Relationships in Trauma-Informed Care

3. Child and Youth Care Self Study Resources

 

 

LMT & Associates, Inc. lynn@lmtconsulting.org

LMT & Associates, Inc. provides consultation and support services to non-profit and government entities throughout the Western United States.  Our principal consultant, Dr. Lynn Thull, brings more than 30 years of expertise in organizational leadership, policy, advocacy, and direct service.  We specialize in behavioral health, child welfare, education, and other health and human service sectors.

 

Robyn Harrod harrodrobyn@gmail.com, 213-590-8498

Top Three Areas of Focus:

1. Services include writing program statements, policies and procedures.

2. Supervision of clinical hours for interns

3. Assistance with accreditation

 

Steve Elson seelson@gmail.com

Top Three Areas of Focus:

1. Executive Coaching

2. Business Development

3. Strategic Plans in sync with community needs and market trends

Jennifer Sanchez Consulting, jsanchez@jsanchezconsulting.com (512) 970 – 7891

Jennifer Sanchez Consulting, offers strategic consultancy services to diverse nonprofit organizations nationally. As the owner and strategic consultant, Jennifer partners with clients to implement community-based models and enhance overall practices, prioritizing the well-being of youth and families. With expertise in strategic planning, board development, program design, organizational assessments, change management, quality management practices, and training, Jennifer excels in driving transformative change within the child welfare landscape.