Join TCFV’s 1000+ organization and individual members!

View a list of current organization members.

 

Apply to be an Organization Member:

Individual Membership

TCFV Friend Membership is open to individuals who support TCFV and want to participate in the work of the organization through involvement on task forces, committees, and the board of directors.

Individual Dues:

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

Individual Benefits:

  • one (1) vote  
  • a discount at designated TCFV trainings and conferences events
  • opportunity to attend regional meetings
  • an opportunity to participate in the work of the organization through involvement on Caucuses, Ally Groups and Networks (CANS), TCFV Committees and/or  TCFV Board of Directors
  • subscriptions to The River and Membership Matters
  • a membership ID card

 

Organization Membership

Who Can Be an Organization Member?

Non-profits, for-profits, statewide organizations , 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 Battering intervention and prevention programs.

Any group wishing to join as an organization member must:

1. Support the mission and philosophy statement of TCFV, and

2. Apply and be accepted by the TCFV Board of Directors.  There are three categories.  See which one best suits your organization:

Category I (Family Violence Program) membership is open to family violence service delivery organizations that have 501(c)(3) status, serve battered women and their children as the organization’s primary clients in either residential or non-residential programs, support the mission and philosophy statement of TCFV, provide services or access to services consistent with the service rules set forth in the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Family Violence Handbooks, have been recommended by the TCFV Membership Committee, and are accepted for Category I membership by the TCFV Board of Directors.

Category II (Emerging Family Violence Program) membership is open to developing family violence service delivery organizations that have 501(c)(3) status, serve battered women and their children as the organization’s primary clients in either residential or non-residential programs, have been in operation for fewer that 5 years, support the mission and philosophy statement of TCFV, provide services or access to services consistent with the service rules set forth in the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Family Violence Handbooks, have been recommended by the TCFV Membership Committee, and are accepted for Category II membership by the TCFV Board of Directors. 
 This is temporary membership status of no more than three years.  Category II members are expected to apply for Category I membership when they become eligible.

Catgegory III (Community Partners) membership is open to organizations, including for profit and not-for-profit organizations that support the mission and philosophy statement of TCFV.   Typical members in this category 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 Battering intervention and prevention programs.

Organization Dues:

  • Category I membership dues are calculated on a sliding scale based on the organization’s operating budget.
  • Category II membership dues are $250 per year.
  • Category III membership dues are $100 per year.

Organization Benefits:

Category I – Family Violence Programs

  • twelve (12) votes to be cast as a block by its designated and duly authorized representative
  • discounts at designated TCFV trainings and conference events for staff members
  • opportunity to attend regional meeting for staff members
  • opportunity to participate in TCFV committees and TCFV Board of Directors
  • a listing in the TCFV Family Violence Service Directory
  • opportunity to post event and employment openings on TCFV website
  • option to offer employees vision and dental coverage and other coverage when available
  • access to language interpretation services at a reduced cost through Pacific Interpreters
  • subscriptions to The River and Membership Matters
  • recognition of membership on TCFV website and designated conference materials a certificate of membership

Category II – Emerging Family Violence Programs

  • three (3) votes to be cast in a block by its designated and duly authorized representative
  • discounts at designated TCFV trainings and conference events for staff members
  • opportunity to attend regional meetings for staff members
  • a listing in the TCFV Family Violence Service Directory
  • opportunity to post event and employment openings on TCFV website
  • option to offer employees vision and dental coverage and other coverage when available
  • subscriptions to The River and Membership Matters
  • access to language interpretation services at a reduced cost through Pacific Interpreters
  • recognition of membership on TCFV website and designated conference materials
  • a certificate of membership

Category III – Community Partners

  • two (2) votes to be cast in a block by its designated and duly authorized representative
  • discounts at designated TCFV training and conferences events for staff members
  • opportunity to attend regional meetings for staff members
  • a listing in the TCFV Family Violence Service Directory
  • opportunity to post event and employment openings on TCFV website
  • subscription to The River and Membership Matters
  • recognition of membership on TCFV website and designated conference materials
  • a certificate of membership