Advocacy – Networking – Training
Service Delivery – Collaboration

Membership in CAIRS is available for organizations and individuals that provide information and referral, information and assistance, or other information services.CAIRS members have access to various resources and products developed through the Association. Valuable information and training is available from both CAIRS and the national organization, AIRS, on I&R Standards, best practices, individual certification and accreditation for your agency.CAIRS and AIRS have teamed together and are offering a joint membership to pack more power into supporting and strengthening the I&R field. One combined membership registration joins your agency to both AIRS and CAIRS. Three levels of membership are offered: Basic, Standard, and Premium. Your new dual membership in CAIRS and AIRS provides unique benefits at each membership level. To view membership benefits, rates and to become a member of CAIRS and AIRS, download an application from or contact

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CAIRS members enjoy the following benefits:

Networking at Annual Conferences.

CAIRS and AIRS members have access to state and national conferences at reduced rates.

CAIRS offers specialized training opportunities for Information and Referral agencies through our Annual conference. The conference is geared towards training new I&R professionals, as well as honing the skills of seasoned staff. The CAIRS conferences provide a forum for sharing and collectively improving I&R practice and networking amongst various I&R agencies throughout the state of California.

Voting Privileges

CAIRS Members have voting privileges in board elections and other questions brought before the members.