The County Welfare Directors Association of California - CWDA - is a nonprofit association representing the human service directors from each of California’s 58 counties. The Association’s mission is to promote a human services system that encourages self-sufficiency of families and communities, and protects vulnerable children and adults from abuse and neglect.
To accomplish this mission, CWDA:
Advocates for policies that will further the mission of the organization.
Educates state and federal policy-makers and the public regarding the significance of human services policies on individuals, communities, and county human services operations.
Collaborates with county human service agencies, state and federal governmental entities and community-based organizations to ensure efficient and effective service delivery and the exchange of best and promising practices.