Will the programs I participate in continue?

Yes! AADD and JCHAI are proud of their strong programs! All current programs will continue. Together, we will develop new programs.

Will membership fees change?

No. AADD and JCHAI will honor all previously paid membership fees for the rest of the fiscal year, which ends June 30. Any future fee changes will be communicated in a timely manner.

Will staffing change?

No. Current AADD and JCHAI programs will continue to be staffed by their respective,
dedicated teams.

If I am a member of one organization, am I now automatically a member of the other?

No. At present, there will be no changes in current membership status. If you are interested in having memberships with both AADD and JCHAI, please contact to learn more.

Will anything change for members?

AADD and JCHAI members will continue to enjoy and benefit from the programs and services they know and love.

  • AADD members will have a chance to ask questions at upcoming RAP sessions.
  • JCHAI members will have a chance to ask questions at upcoming group programs.

You may also email questions to

Will there be any name or address changes?

AADD and JCHAI are both proud of their rich history and look forward to continuing to honor and use the names of their respective organizations. Each organization’s mailing address will remain the same.

How will organizational leadership be structured?

Leaders from AADD and JCHAI are working to determine the best ways to accomplish our shared goals as we navigate this transitional period. You can expect to hear more in the coming months as we forge this exciting new path together!

What does this mean for the Boards of Directors?

The new affiliation will have one Board of Directors that serves the interests of both AADD and JCHAI. This Board will include representation from both the AADD and JCHAI legacy boards.
A newly formed transition advisory committee will aid us in ensuring a smooth
restructuring process

Can I continue to donate to both organizations?

Absolutely!  AADD & JCHAI welcome your generosity — you can visit and to make your gift today.

I’m looking forward to a fundraising event. Is it still on?

Yes! Previously scheduled AADD and JCHAI fundraising events will still occur as scheduled, including AADD’s Key Day and JCHAI’s Gala.

What if I have more questions?

Ask away! Please email your questions regarding AADD and JCHAI’s new affiliation to We’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Thank you!