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 government partners in human service.
  • Individualized attention and technical assistance with government relations, organizational and program development.


  • NEW in 2021! WAFCA Continuing Education & Professional Development Program (WAFCA-CE) included in WAFCA dues. 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.
  • 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 provide the latest in human services management practices, board development and trends in the human services sector and field of behavioral health.
  • 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
  • 15% discount on Relias learning products
  • 25% discount on Council on Accreditation (COA) accreditation fees
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