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The Texas Council on Family Violence is a membership organization comprised of family violence service providers, supportive organizations, survivors of domestic violence, businesses, professionals, communities of faith and concerned individuals. Our members provide essential knowledge of what is needed in their communities and have a crucial role in the work of TCFV. There is power in numbers; your membership and voice supports our efforts with Texas and federal lawmakers to maintain essential funding for family violence services and promote laws that assist victims of domestic violence. Check out TCFV’s 100+ organizational members who are helping us build a safer Texas.

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Individual Membership

Friend Membership benefits include:

  • Strengthen the unified voice before the state and federal capitols on behalf of survivors and family violence program providers
  • Support the creation and enactment of policies that make a meaningful difference in the lives of victims and survivors
  • Discounts and complimentary CEUs at designated TCFV trainings and conference
  • Complimentary access to One in the Movement series of online modules, webinars, and toolkit ($180 value)
  • Special meetings and events, including Regional Meetings with tailored trainings to meet your needs and time to network with providers in your area
  • Subscriptions to The River newsletter and Membership Matters monthly e-newsletter
  • Texas Council Member sticker
  • Texas Council publications including the annual Serving Texas Families Statewide Directory, Young Hearts Matter Toolkit,
  • Honoring Texas Victims Report, and Go Purple Toolkit.
  • The opportunity to participate in the work of the organization through involvement on Caucuses, Ally Groups and Networks (CANS)
  • Voting rights

There is power in numbers; your membership and voice supports our efforts with Texas and federal lawmakers to maintain essential funding for family violence services and promote laws that assist victims of family violence. Become a member starting at $20 annually!

Membership Dues:

Membership dues are assessed on a one-year basis beginning at time of enrollment.

  • Complimentary Friend Membership for survivors of family violence and sexual assault
  • $20 Introductory Friend Membership
  • $35 Regular Friend Membership
  • $65 Joint Friend Membership

Become a member today!

Family Violence Programs

TCFV is the statewide coalition for Family Violence Programs in Texas. Programs that primarily provide comprehensive residential or non-residential services to survivors can apply to become Family Violence Program members. Additionally, programs that provide family services in a significant capacity, even if it is not their primary service, can apply as Supporting Family Violence Program members. 

What our members say:

“TCFV Membership dues are THE BEST funds I could spend each year!”

“TCFV is a great life saver! It has helped me in so many ways as well. I have said it many times, if my agency could not afford the dues, I would gladly pay out of my own pocket. Iron sharpens iron.”

“I feel fortunate to know that I can call up any staff member with TCFV for assistance and information.”

Member Benefits

Advocacy & Policy Expertise

  • Strengthen the unified voice before the state and federal capitols on behalf of survivors and family violence program providers 
  • Support the creation and enactment of policies that make a meaningful difference in the lives of victims and survivors 
  • Play a vital role in forming and deciding the direction of the movement against family violence 
  • Have an impact on funding for programs and a hand in developing and supporting existing and new legislation 
  • Gain a network of sophisticated advocates with experience working with funders

Member Discounts, Funding Advocacy & Funding Opportunities

  • Exclusive access to special grant-funded projects 
  • Discounts at designated TCFV trainings and conference events for staff members 
  • Complimentary CEUs at TCFV trainings and conferences 
  • Access to vision and dental coverage at great group rates 
  • Complimentary connection to language interpretation services at a reduced cost, 24 hours a day ($75+ value) 
  • Individualized advocacy with funders, grant announcements, and complimentary access to resource development trainings 
  • Priority for custom consultations and trainings at program request

Member Training & Information Services

  • Priority access to expert support services including customizable trainings, consultations and technical assistance 
  • Complimentary access to One in the Movement series of online modules, webinars, and toolkit ($180 value) 
  • Complimentary access to Executive Directors Leading the Movement series ($180 value) 
  • Complimentary access to Family Violence Program Salary Survey
  • Exclusive access to members-only listserv for Executive Directors 
  • Peer mentoring program for Executive Directors 
  • Members-only webpage to share resources with programs throughout the state  

Networking, Recognition & Engagement

  • Voting rights (votes to be cast in a block, number based on membership level) 
  • Eligibility to participate in TCFV Board of Directors, committees and taskforces 
  • Agency listing with designated membership seal in online and print version of Serving Texas Families Statewide Directory of Family Violence Service Programs, distributed to over 6,000 programs, victim services agencies, funders, survivors and other individuals a year 
  • Recognition of membership on TCFV website and designated conference materials
  • Texas Council seal for your website, brochures and other materials, and Texas Council window decal 
  • Special meetings and events, including Regional Meetings with tailored trainings to meet your needs and time to network with providers in your area 
  • Subscriptions to The River newsletter and Membership Matters monthly e-newsletter 
  • Unlimited posting privileges for your agency’s employment openings and events on TCFV website

Apply to be an Family Violence Program Member:

Any organization who supports the mission and philosophy statement of TCFV, and who applies and is accepted by the Board of Directors, can become a member of TCFV. TCFV has 2 categories of membership for family violence programs.

Community Partners

Any organization who supports the mission and philosophy statement of TCFV, and who applies and is accepted by the Board of Directors can become a member of TCFV.  Typical community partners include statewide organizations with an interest in ending family violence, professional organizations, health care and community organizations, sexual assault programs, criminal and civil justice agencies, businesses, faith-based organizations, police departments, District and county attorney’s offices, victim support services organizations, legal advocacy organizations and accredited battering intervention and prevention programs.

Member Benefits

Advocacy & Policy Expertise

  • Strengthen the unified voice before the state and federal capitols on behalf of survivors and family violence program providers 
  • Support the creation and enactment of policies that make a meaningful difference in the lives of victims and survivors 
  • Play a vital role in forming and deciding the direction of the movement against family violence 
  • Have an impact on funding for programs and a hand in developing and supporting existing and new legislation 

Networking, Recognition & Engagement

  • Voting rights (2 votes to be cast in a block) 
  • Eligibility to participate in TCFV Board of Directors, committees and taskforces 
  • Agency listing with designated membership seal in online and print version of Serving Texas Families Statewide Directory of Family Violence Service Programs, distributed to over 6,000 programs, victim services agencies, funders, survivors and other individuals a year 
  • Recognition of membership on TCFV website and designated conference materials
  • Texas Council window decal 
  • Special meetings and events, including Regional Meetings with tailored trainings to meet your needs and time to network with providers in your area 
  • Subscriptions to The River newsletter and Membership Matters monthly e-newsletter 

 Member Discounts and Information Services

  • Discounts at designated TCFV training, webinars and conference events for staff members 
  • Complimentary CEUs at TCFV trainings and conferences 
  • Priority access to expert support services including customizable trainings, consultations and technical assistance
  • Complimentary access to One in the Movement series of online modules, webinars, and toolkit ($180 value) 
  • Complimentary access to Executive Directors Leading the Movement series ($180 value) 

Apply to be an Community Partner Member:

Apply today!

Does your organization serve victims of family violence? Your program may be eligible for Supporting Family Violence Program membership with expanded benefits. 

 

Renew

Do you want to renew your membership? Log in to TCFV and select My Membership from the dropdown menu. 

Contact us 

For questions about membership, please email dohlemacher@tcfv.org or call 800-525-1978.