Renew Your Membership!

Posted By: Kayla Goodall Member News,

WALA would like to thank our members for their support this year. Together, we've been able to accomplish the following in 2023:


  • Continuous meetings with elected officials, the Governor’s office, Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Medicaid Services (DMS), and Bureau of Assisted Living (BAL)
  • Federal advocacy through WALA’s partnership with Argentum
  • Media coverage highlighting issues affecting assisted living providers
  • Increased funding into the Direct Care Workforce Funding Initiative - $38m
  • Rate increases into the Family Care Program (4.24% and 5%)
  • Family Care Program Rate Setting (minimum fee schedule)
  • Representation on various stakeholder groups including the Wisconsin State Dementia Plan Steering Committee, Adult Family Home Rule Revision Advisory Committee, and Wisconsin Coalition for Collaborative Excellence in Assisted Living Advisory Group

Renew in your MemberCompass to continue receiving the following benefits:


  • Annual Conference & Fall Conference
  • DHS approved 83.15 CBRF Administrator Course
  • NEW Management Essentials Courses beginning in 2024

Additional Benefits

  • Direct communications via weekly emails and The WALA Advocate newsletter
  • WALA Diamond Program with quality assurance tools and resources
  • Membership discounts / resources
  • WALA Reinhart Legal Line
  • Herzing University Tuition Discount
  • Access to liability insurance through M3 Insurance
  • SFM Workers Compensation Insurance program
  • Career Center

It's also a great time of the year to join while our early bird discounts are available! Reach out to us at if you have any questions about getting started!