Information, Research and Analysis
- Ongoing communications to keep members informed about current issues, trends and meetings
- Access to national issues via our membership to Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), Alliance for Stronger Families and Communities, Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA) and National Organization of State Alliances for Children (NOSAC)
- Analysis of policy, practice and research
Representation through Lobbying and Advocacy
- Representation at policy and practice decision-making ‘tables’ that help form the direction of child welfare issues in Georgia
- Professional lobbyist services in developing and tracking legislation
Benefits – the Alliance and her corporate sponsors/partners improve services and can save your agency thousands of dollars annually
- Accreditation Guru
- Capella University - 10% reduction in tuition and special programs
- Care Purchasing Services – large agencies report as much as $25,000 annual savings
- CARF International
- CiDrep - special discounts in products and services
- Company Mileage - special discounts
- Council on Accreditation (COA) – 25%
- eCase Notes - special discounts
- First Non-Profit Insurance – up to 15% off auto and package every two years and up to 25% off every third year
- Hamby and Aloisio Insurance - team of experts representing many insurance underwriters, has been providing insurance and risk management services to Social Service Agencies since 1989; to Together Georgia since 1994.
- Hands on America – 10%
- InBound Center - special discounts
- LBIC Consulting Services - 10%
- OneLogix IT consultation – 20%
- ProSolutions online training – 20%
- Unemployment Services Trust (UST) - special program
- Walden University - 10% tuition reduction
Professional Development/Consultation for Business Transformation
- Executive Director’s network (30 years as an attorney in child welfare in Georgia of which 16 years served as Juvenile Court Judge; work with Georgia's Family Treatment Courts as a Casey Family Programs Consultant; work on national and state legislative and policy changes in child welfare)
- Staff support (7 years private sector, 7 public sector and 13 in Association)
- Enhancement of agency’s credentials with opportunities for staff development
- Assistance in finding qualified staff through the Alliance’s online Job Bank.
- Networking opportunities with important stakeholders
- Participate in regular chapter meetings with colleagues formed around similar interests, disciplines and concerns - Child Caring Institutions (CCI), Child Placement Agencies (CPA), Family Preservation and Behavioral Health Providers.
Reputation and Influence
- Demonstrate your commitment to higher standards in child welfare services by your observance of the Alliance’s code of ethics.
- Be part of an Alliance that is a voice for children and families in Georgia, and the providers that serve them.