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As a member, you will not only have access to a library of documents required to legally and effectively operate a domestic referral agency but also be invited to workshops, group communications, networking opportunities, and other Members Only events.

In addition to the workshops, the network, and all the helpful resources you need to run and grow your agency, our members say direct and immediate access to veteran members and legal resources when faced with EDD audits a key advantage of being part of CCDRA. As a member, you are also entitled to a copy of the DRA Handbook, an invaluable tool that contains the text of California laws regulating DRAs, a Compliance Check List, example letters and forms, a sample Agency Contract, and much more.

CCDRA was instrumental in getting legislation passed that had a monumental impact on saving our business model. Join us, and have your voice be heard to protect the future of your business.


Our most recent workshops include Q & A on compliance, AB-5, recruiting contractors, preparing for and EDD audit, AB-5 impact on home care. For information on recent or upcoming workshops, go to

CCDRA workshops cover a wide range of topics that include compliance, recruiting, operations, sales, marketing, and software. They are also an effective forums for members to discuss new business within the membership, and networking with other agency owners.

Our ongoing commitment is to educate and empower owners and operators of referral agencies by sharing updates, knowledge, access, and resources on a timely basis.

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Our Board of Directors comprises experienced operators who are experts in marketing, technology, operations, compliance, strategy, and recruiting. As a member, you have access to the board directly to ask any questions or address any concerns related to your business.

You can also leverage the CCDRA network and workshops to contact and learn from other members in the community. Members share information about their challenges with workers and clients, and their insights into adding new service offerings.

Want to hear other members’ experience with certain law firms; not sure which software makes the most sense for your business; or, how to use or maximize different digital and social media marketing platforms? Our Board of Directors can help. If they don’t have the answer, they can introduce you to a CCDRA member who does.



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Referral agency Compliance

CCDRA is the only member-group where you can get answers to all your questions regarding compliance with the laws that regulate your agency’s legal requirements, along with recommendations, guidelines and more.

Some of the most experienced referral agency operators who have been through multiple audits are on our board of directors. As a member, you have access to the board directly to ask any questions or address any compliance concerns related to your business, the industry, or the law. When you’re under audit by the EDD or any agency, the Board will make time to help you through the process by giving you recommendations, insights, and contacts you can reach out for expert counsel or representation.

The DRA industry is unique and has been specific laws and civil codes that regulate and protect our business model. Become a member to take advantage of the network and combined knowledge CCDRA offers.

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When you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. To educate and influence legislators, we engage lobbyist services to make sure our voice is heard and that we have a seat at the table.

CCDRA was instrumental in getting legislation passed that had a monumental impact on saving the industry by ensuring the legal right of all referral agencies to register and refer independent domestic workers.

There is strength in numbers. By being a member, you benefit from our lobbying efforts to protect the future and interests of your business.


CCDRA has an established relationship with the Private Care Association (PCA) to provide access to information and perspective from a nationwide organization skilled in advocating for referral agencies at the federal level.


As a member, you are supported throughout your entire journey, from the day you start thinking about starting an agency through growth, expansion, and all the ups and down of running a business. Our sole commitment is to ensure that the domestic referral industry thrives by equipping every member agency the tools, resources, support, and network it needs to succeed.


Sign up today, and talk to our Director of Membership Wyatt Chambers to learn more!