Policymaking with People in Mind

Mildred Consulting provides research, analysis, policy writing, leadership, representation, training and advocacy services to the non-profit sector in order to assist in increasing their capacity and effectiveness in health, behavioral health and human services.

We assist mission-driven organizations to promote better systems and services by refining their goals, crafting strategies, understanding and utilizing research, developing policy, disseminating best practices and designing and evaluating programs.

We advance policies and programs that create good outcomes and wise stewardship of public resources, believing that the needs of people should be the primary purpose of public investments.

Principal consultant Laurel Mildred holds a Master’s degree in Social Work; she has extensive knowledge of California politics and policy with a legislative background at the Senate Office of Research, experience working in county systems and leadership in the non-profit sector.

Core services include policy development, analysis, research, white papers, program reports, grant writing, state and national presentations, program planning, training and facilitation.

Clients have included the California Disability Services Association, Choice in Aging, the California Collaborative for Long-Term Services and Supports, the California Association of Adult Day Health Services, the California Association of Area Agencies on Aging, CalPACE, the California Alliance of Child and Family Services, Integrated Community Services, The SCAN Foundation, the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, the Colorado Foundation, the National Adult Day Services Association, the National Council on Independent Living, the Inter-Tribal Council of California, the California Advocacy Network for Aging Latinos, the California Institute for Mental Health, Partners in Care Foundation, Disability Rights California, the California Rural Health Association, Government Action and Communication Institute, the Orange County Behavioral Health Association, and a public-private partnership with the California Department of Health Care Services and the California Housing and Community Development Department.
Laurel Mildred




Laurel Mildred holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and operates under the Social Work Code of Ethics: Service, Social Justice, Dignity and Worth of the Person, Importance of Human Relationships, Integrity, Competence.