Denton County Friends of the family


Denton County Friends of the Family



Denton County Friends of the Family is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive services to those impacted by rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence, while partnering with our community to promote safety, hope, healing, justice, and prevention.

Crisis Line

Provides Crisis help & referral information to people calling our 24-hour crisis line.

Child & Adolescent

Therapeutic services for children and adolescents who've experience or witnessed sexual or domestic violence.

Transitional Housing

Provides resources for clients to move into a safe environment away from their abuser.

Survivor Advocacy Team

Supports survivors by providing crisis intervention, hospital accompaniment and other services. 100% Volunteer based

Legal Department

Provides legal services to victims of domestic and sexual violence.


Provides a safe place to escape for victims (& their children) of sexual and domestic violence


Provides case management, court accompaniment, and helps with basic client needs.


Works with offenders of domestic violence in a psycho-educational group setting


Recruits Volunteers & Interns. Fund raises through special events & helps create awareness in the community through social media.

Adult Counseling

Group and individual counseling for victims of sexual and domestic violence.


Prevention Education

Promotes awareness among community groups, schools, and organizations.

Upscale Resale

Provides funding for victim services through the store, as well as through donations.


Interested in becoming a Volunteer with Denton County Friends of the Family? You can apply to be a volunteer at


Outreach and Shelter Childcare. Play and hang out with our kiddos, get to know our wonderful Childcare staff and make a positive impact in a child's life

Transitional Housing

Assist with filling, appointment reminders, donation organization, and food pantry organization

Survivor Advocacy Team

Supports survivors by providing hospital accompaniment and other services. Extra training required - three trainings per year

Prevention Education

Appointment Reminders, Community Ambassador, Educational Events, Data Research, Elementary Presentations


Assist with filling & data entry, appointment reminders, packing premade food kits, organizing hygiene closet & printing informational booklets


Donation Organization, Staff assistance, light cleaning and on-call stay at our Savannah Shelter

Upscale Resale

Sort through donations, tag items for the floor, stock and assist guests. Manages our Movers Brigade


Data Entry, Social Media, Thank You notes, Donations, Drives and Events

Legal Department

Filing/Admin, Data Entry, Friends of the Badge and Leadership Summit



Assist with phone calls, safety planning and experience an in-depth education on Battering Intervention and Prevention


Apply to be an intern on our website

  1. Complete Application
  2. Submit background check, confidentiality agreement, Resume and Cover letter

Play Therapy/Children's Program

Work with children and adolescents, meet with parents, play and activity therapy, work directly with trauma survivors and assist with intakes.

Transitional Housing

Work directly with clients, gain experience in case management , address client housing needs, and connect clients to appropriate and available resources.

Advocacy (Outreach & Shelter)

Advocate on client's behalf, safety plan, complete intakes, work face to face with clients and gain experience in case management, legal referrals and protective orders.

Prevention Education

Assist with community presentations, research curriculum, assist in planning & organizing education events, promote community awareness and contribute to positive change among school age children.

Legal Department

Assist survivors of IPV, identify and develop police department partners, exposure to advanced systems and policy work and gain real life exposure to working in a family violence crisis center.


Work directly with trauma survivors. gain hands on crisis response/intervention experience, and work with a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, LPC's, and social workers.

Marketing Development

Strengthen management skills, assist with social media content and blog posts, become efficient in Salesforce, Canva, Classy, FormAssembly and assist with events

Upscale Resale Merchandising

Assist with window, table and impact display designs, assist with social media marketing, inventory, office administrative duties, and help create sale ideas.



Contact and advocate for victim/partners. determine appropriate services, increase knowledge of local referral sources, and gain knowledge of social issues contributing to IPV.

Non-Profit Operations

Help manage all internal operations, including accounting, bookkeeping, and HR, assist with managing internal files and tasks related to grant writing and filing.


Are you a group interested in volunteering? Complete our group volunteer application at

Movers Brigade

Year-round opportunity to help move furniture items into the new homes of clients.

Back to School Drive

Our first drive of the year, beginning June - August collecting Backpacks and School supplies for our clients.

Just Between Friends

A twice-yearly event in April and October. Volunteers organize and pack items, many of which are donated to our organization.

Thanksgiving Drive

This takes place leading up to Thanksgiving, DCFOF collects and volunteers pack meal kits for clients.

Hope Gala

Our biggest fundraising event, volunteers can help with set up, run of show and tear down.

Adopt A Family Drive

Our final drive of the year takes place in December. Volunteers organize and pack gifts donated by the community for our clients.

Holiday Express

Our final fundraiser of the year takes place in December. Volunteers can help with set up, run of show and tear down.


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, there are many volunteer opportunities through out the month to help bring awareness.


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, there are many volunteer opportunities through out the month to help bring awareness.

Crisis Line | 940-382-7273 or 800-572-4031