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How to Join the State of Texas CO-OP

Membership Eligibility

Texas Local Government Code, Title 8, Subtitle C, Chapter 271, Subchapter D and Section 2155.202 and 2175.001(1) of the Texas Government Code, Title 10, Subtitle D, provide the legal authority for the following entities to participate in the State of Texas CO-OP:

  • Local governments (municipalities, counties, school districts, etc.)
  • Special districts
  • MHMR community centers
  • Assistance organizations (non-profits receiving state funds through a current state contract or grant)
  • Texas Rising Star Providers (certified by the Texas Workforce Commission)

Steps to Sign Up

  1. Review the CO-OP Member List to see if your entity is currently a member.
  2. If you cannot locate your entity on the membership list, please submit a completed CO-OP membership application. Complete applications are processed within five working days of receipt. If you have any questions about completing the application, please feel free to contact a CO-OP representative at (512) 463-3368.
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