Membership in the Association for Community Living benefits you in many ways.

For a membership package, please contact
Doug Cooper at (518) 688-1682, ext. 222 or e-mail him at

You will receive:

  • Input into the lobbying and advocacy activities that ACL engages in on behalf of the industry
  • Input on budget, programmatic, regulatory, and licensing priorities that are advanced within state government by ACL each year
  • Entry into regular regional meetings for networking opportunities, discussion groups on specific topics, opportunities to meet regulators and opportunities to hear from leaders in the field
  • Entry into our annual Management Symposium where you will network with colleagues, attend workshops and seminars on a variety of topics and elect new board members
  • Regular e-mail or faxed updates on the activities of ACL, its colleagues, the state legislature, the Governor and OMH
  • Access to the ACLAIMH Conference in November at the Sagamore, attended by over 550 people each year
  • Recognition & Promotion on ACL’s Website and Social Media Pages.

How can you support ACL?

As a Regular or Affiliate Member of ACL you will add your voice to over 120 other not-for-profit member agencies in advocacy, policy development and lobbying efforts on behalf of the vital services that you provide. As a Supporting Member or Individual Contributor you will help ACL meet its mission to help providers of service to operate the best, most up-to-date and comprehensive services possible.

  • Regular Membership: Open to non-profit agencies currently providing residential services to people diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities.
  • Affiliate Membership: Open to non-profit organizations that are developing residential services for people diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities.
  • Supporting Membership: Open to organizations, businesses and individuals who wish to support the goals of ACL through an annual contribution.
  • Individual Contribution: Your contribution to ACL provides support to non-profit providers who work everyday to increase the quality of life for the consumers they serve.

For a membership package, please contact
Doug Cooper at (518) 688-1682, ext. 222 or e-mail him at


AND make a difference in the lives of people living with psychiatric disabilities

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