Funeral Consumers Alliance of California
Consumer advocates protecting your rights to a dignified, affordable funeral. 

CALIFORNIA DIRECTORY
The Funeral Consumers Alliance of California
P.O. Box 1945
Turlock, CA 95382

HOTLINES (from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.): 650-321-6584 (Marjorie); 209-735-1299 (Polly), or email: info@fca-calif.org  

NOTE: We answer questions and give consumer advice. We do not have any
 money for charitable donations toward funerals for ​people who died 
without funds.

Officers and Board of Directors
    Polly Jones of Turlock..................President
    Aisha Coriell of Arcata.................Vice President    
    Nancy Ortiz of Bayside................Secretary    
    Mel Nickerson of Turlock..............Treasurer    
    John Donaldson of Fresno............Trustee    
    Lorraine Unger of Bakersfield.......Trustee
    Sylvia Forsyth of Aptos................Trustee

Marjorie Bridges, Shannon Shoup, and Peggy Dickinson are on the Legislative Committee.    650-321-6584 or Email.    

FCA of California has an annual conference  each fall at different locations in    
the state. The 2013 event was held Saturday, October 19, at Livingston United Methodist Church, 11695 Olive Ave., Livingston, CA. 

Unless stated otherwise, the organizations below are affiliated with both the state and national FCAs.

Arcata, Eureka  (1,500 members)
FCA of HUMBOLDT
P.O. Box 856
Arcata, CA 95518
707-822-1492
Email       Price Survey    Website

Bakersfield   (609 members)
FCA of KERN COUNTY           
(Kern, part of Inyo County)
P.O. Box 1202
Bakersfield, CA 93302-1202
661-834-1778 
Email    Price Survey     Website 

Berkeley, Oakland     ((1,500 members)
BAY AREA FUNERAL SOCIETY
(formerly Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Marin counties)
Dormant, Waiting for volunteers—call national FCA at 802-865-8300
Or call 650-321-2109 (FCA in Palo Alto), who will accept transfers and new members. 
The Affiliate Directory on the national FCA website has a  file link to the BAFS's last price survey in 2009. Palo Alto Email      Palo Alto website

Fresno    (850 members)
FCA of CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
(Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, and Tulare counties)
formerly the Valley Memorial Society
PO Box 101
Fresno, CA 93707
559-268-2181
Email

Los Angeles, Ventura Counties     (15,000 members)
LOS ANGELES FUNERAL SOCIETY
Affiliate of FCA of California, but not a national FCA affiliate
P.O. Box 92313
Pasadena, CA 91109-2313
Office: 626-836-3545
Email     Website

Modesto     (1,279 members)
FCA of Stanislaus/Merced Counties
(Stanislaus, Merced counties)
P.O.Box 4252
Modesto, CA 95352-4252
209-521-7690 or 209-577-4811
Email     Website

Palo Alto, San Mateo, San Jose   (4,200 members)
FCA of SAN MATEO & SANTA CLARA COUNTIES
Also accepting members from San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda,
 and Contra Costa Counties
P.O. Box 60448
Palo Alto, CA 94306-0448
Phone 650-321-2109   Fax 650-561-8518
Email     Website    San Francisco Prices    Santa Clara Prices    San Mateo Prices
​                            Alameda Prices

Sacramento      (2,200 members)
FCA of NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
(Sacramento, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Placer, Shasta, Sierra, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, Yuba counties)
P.O. Box 60266
Sacramento, CA 95860
916-486-3552
Email     Website

San Diego      (16,476 members)
SAN DIEGO MEMORIAL SOCIETY
(San Diego County)
13446 Poway Rd., #207
Poway, CA 92064
phn: 858-391-1267
fax: 858-391-1268
Email   Price Survey    Website

San Francisco  (see Palo Alto)

San Luis Obispo       (4,000 members)
CENTRAL COAST MEMORIAL SOCIETY
(San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara counties)
Affiliate of FCA of California, but not an affiliate of national FCA.
PO Box 679
San Luis Obispo, CA  93406
Msg: 805-543-6133 
Email     Website

Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange County  
FCA of SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Starting up. Based in Ventura. New board of directors is soliciting 
memberships and donations, conducting funeral home price surveys.
c/o Shannon Shoup
501-I So. Reino Rd.
Newbury Park, CA 91320
888-737-3911
Email      Website      Santa Barbara Prices      Ventura Prices         Los Angeles Prices          Orange County Prices

Santa Cruz, Monterey   (1,500 members)
FCA of MONTEREY BAY
(Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz counties)
Box 2900
Santa Cruz, CA 95063-2900
Msg: 831-661-0328
Sylvia Forsyth    Email
John Thiemann    Email

Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Napa
REDWOOD FUNERAL SOCIETY (2,400 members)
(formerly Lake, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Mendocino, Marin counties)
It is dormant and national FCA would welcome new leadership. 
The Alliance in Palo Alto will take members in Marin and Sonoma Counties. 
Call 650-321-2109 or
Email          national FCA website         Palo Alto webbsite with funeral prices    

Stockton
FCA of SAN JOAQUIN  (1,100 members)
(Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Tuolumne counties) 
Box 4832
Stockton, CA 95204-4832
209-477-2518  or  209-478-5106
Website         Email(1)       Email(2)

TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL FUNERAL SOCIETY
(unaffiliated with FCA of California or national FCA--serves
Orange, Riverside, southern San Bernardino Counties) 
P.O. Box 114, Midway City, CA 92655-0114        714-962-1917 (mess.) 
Email        Website
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