What is CAADS?
The California Association for Adult Day Services (CAADS) is a 501 (c) 6 non-profit statewide association to support the development of adult day services as an alternative to institutional care. Governed by an 18-member Board of Directors, CAADS is a membership-based association supported by dues, grants, and educational activities.
CAADS members include providers, local government, case managers, consultants, vendors and others interested in supporting the mission of the organization. CAADS provider-members agree to abide by a Code of Ethics and are screened and approved by the CAADS Membership Committee.
Provider members offer services in a variety of licensed settings: Adult Day Programs (ADP) [previously known as Adult Day Support Centers (ADSC) and Adult Day Care Centers (ADC)]; Adult Day Health Care Centers (ADHC); and designated Alzheimer's Day Care Resource Centers (ADCRC).
Established in 1977, CAADS is the oldest and largest state association for adult day services in the nation.
CAADS Core Purpose
CAADS' purpose is to inspire, provide leadership and facilitate the success of its members who support and assist people with long-term challenges in realizing their individual potential.
CAADS Core Values
California Association for Adult Day Services