Denton County Friends of the Family provides individuals the opportunity to meet their Court Appointed Community Service hours.

All Friends of the Family Community Service Volunteers must complete their hours at the Friends of the Family Thrift Store: Upscale Resale location at 920 Dallas Drive, Denton, Texas, 76205. The store is open Monday-Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm.


Community Service Volunteers must complete the following steps before becoming a Friends of the Family volunteer.

1. Complete the Community Service Application 

2. Criminal Background Check – All volunteers are subject to a criminal background check as part of the application process. 

3. You will receive a follow-up email with next steps once the application is complete. 

4. There is a one-time, non-refundable $10 administrative fee for community service applicants. Your application cannot be processed without this fee.

Payment methods: You can pay this fee in person by bringing cash to the Thrift Store, or you can pay online here in the form of a donation. If you pay online be sure to leave a comment noting that it is for your community service application.

5. BE SURE TO NOTE THE FOLLOWING: 

  • YOUR APPLICATION CANNOT BE PROCESSED WITHOUT THIS FEE. PAYMENT METHODS: ONLINE, CASH OR MONEY ORDER.
  • Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted about how to get started at our Thrift Store. It can take up to two weeks to process applications, please submit your application with ample time to complete all required hours.
  • If you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent or guardian with you at all times.
  • Monetary Donations are not accepted in lieu of volunteer hours with our agency. 

6. If you have not heard back or need more information regarding community service hours, please email volunteer@dcfof.org

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