Join TACFS

TACFS Membership

Nonprofit and for-profit organizations that provide direct services to children and families in Texas and support TACFS’s mission and code of ethics are eligible for full membership.

Members receive the following benefits and services:

COLLABORATION

  • Network with and learn from industry peers
  • Join workgroups focusing on critical child welfare subject matter

ADVOCACY

  • Our team will monitor legislation, testify at committee hearings, and educate legislators on behalf of our members and their policy issue
  • Provide valuable information regarding state and federal legislative processes, including state agency budgets and legislation impacting member operations

WORKFORCE RESOURCES

  • Access to a nonprofit insurance pool for staff
  • Discounts on a tool to monitor employee job satisfaction

EDUCATION &TRAINING

  • Access to quarterly in-person symposiums
  • Participate in webinars on timely topics impacting member organizations
  • Learn from national child welfare experts at our annual conference 
  • Earn 15 pre-approved CEUs at our annual conference
  • Be informed about the latest on relevant public policy matters, national and state news and research, clinical developments and other best practices to help you stay at the forefront of our field

RESEARCH

  • First access to research findings via the newsletter and member calls and discounted research/evaluation services
  • Assistance with fundraising resources
  • Salary surveys, hiring trends and free job listings on our Career Center page to help you attract top notch employees

Membership dues are based on an organization’s budget for direct services to children, youth and families in Texas. Annual dues range from $500 to $9,500.

Discount for Products, Services and Events:

Council on Accreditation

25% OFF
TACFS members receive a 25% discount on COA accreditation and re-accreditation fees.
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Affiliate Consulting Pool

Discounted Rates
TACFS members receive discounted rates on consulting and technical assistance services offered by The Center and our pool of affiliated professionals.
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Binti

15% OFF
TACFS members receive a 15% discount on the first year of Binti’s recruitment and licensing software.
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Nonprofit Insurance Alliance

Specialized Coverage
TACFS has partnered with the Nonprofit Insurance Alliance to provide a new option for insurance coverage for our specialized market.
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SigBee

15% OFF
TACFS members receive a 15% discount for up to 25 users.
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Praesidium

10% OFF
TACFS members are eligible for a 10% discount on Praesidium’s abuse risk management services, onsite risk assessments, criminal background checks, and more.
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Supporting Membership

For organizations that do not provide direct services to children and families, but support TACFS’s mission and code of ethics are eligible for supporting membership.

  • Member rate for exhibit booth at annual conference where over 1000 child welfare professionals come to network and learn
  • Member discounts for TACFS and Texas Center for Child and Family Studies events
  • Weekly newsletter providing TACFS agency news, DFPS news and alerts, updates on state and federal laws and regulation, state and national child welfare news and research, and training and job information, and more
  • Annual dues are $1000