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Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)

Texas VOAD

Texas VOAD is a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission.  We are a statewide body that facilitates cooperation, communication, coordination, and collaboration of member organizations in all phases of disaster and to maximize member impact.

Service Area:  Statewide


Big Country VOAD

The Big Country VOAD was organized in the summer of 2003 to bring together organizations, both non-profit and faith-based, in a collaborative effort to assist those affected by disaster while eliminating the duplication of effort or services.  Through education, training and planning, the Big Country VOAD fosters cooperation, coordination, communication, and collaboration among its members in order to fulfill its purpose.  The Big Country VOAD is aligned with the National Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster (NVOAD) and as such can call upon any number of national relief organizations for assistance in case of a major disaster.

Service Area:  Callahan, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Jones, Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor and Throckmorton Counties.


Central Texas VOAD

The Central Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (CTXVOAD) is a humanitarian association of independent voluntary organizations that are active in one or more phases of disaster: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. The mission of CTXVOAD is to promote effective and efficient service delivery to people affected by disaster through cooperation, communication, coordination, and collaboration.

To achieve its mission, CTXVOAD collaborates with local, state and federal governmental partners, as well as other nonprofits, including faith-based and community-based organizations.

Service Area:  Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Hays, Travis and Williamson Counties. 


Collin County VOAD

Collin County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) is a network of independent organizations working together to foster efficient delivery of resources to people affected by disasters. Its role is to support its members' efforts by providing a forum to facilitate coordination, communication, cooperation and collaboration.

Service Area:  Collin County


Guadalupe County VOAD

The mission of the Guadalupe County, TX Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster is to coordinate local voluntary organizations and unaffiliated individuals to provide needed assistance during times of disaster.

Service Area:  Guadalupe County


Rio Grande Valley VOAD


San Antonio VOAD


Southeast Texas VOAD

SETXVOAD is a humanitarian association of independent voluntary organizations who may be active in all phases of disaster. Its mission is to foster efficient, streamlined service delivery to people affected by disaster, whole eliminating unnecessary duplication of effort, through cooperation in the four phases of disaster: preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation.  To achieve its mission, SETXVOAD collaborates with local, state and federal governmental partners, as well as other nonprofits, including faith-based and community-based organizations.

Service Area:  Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Jasper, and Newton Counties


Tarrant County VOAD


Texas Gulf Coast Regional VOAD


Texas Panhandle VOAD

The Texas Panhandle VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) is a humanitarian association of independent voluntary organizations who may be active in all phases of disaster. Its mission is to foster efficient, streamlined service delivery to people affected by disaster, while eliminating unnecessary duplication of effort through cooperation in the four phases of disaster: preparation, response, recovery and mitigation.  The Texas Panhandle VOAD accomplishes its mission by adhering to the following principles: Cooperation, Coordination, Communication and Collaboration


National VOAD

The National VOAD coalition includes over 50 of the country's most reputable national organizations (faith-based, community-based and other non-governmental organizations) and 55 State/Territory VOADs, which represent Local/Regional VOADs and hundreds of other member organizations throughout the country.

Service Area:  National