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Membership FAQ

Do you have a question about your TOFS charity membership? Check here first for our Frequently asked Questions to see if we already hae the answer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cost to join TOFS?

No, joining TOFS is free of charge. However, if you would like to make a donation to assist with the running of the charity, we would be very appreciative.

How do I update my home address or contact information?

You can easily update your personal contact information by logging in to the members section of our site at

I’ve forgotten my membership password. Can I reset it?

Yes. Simply click on the “Forgotten your password?” link on the login page at Add your address and follow the instructions in the email.

Can I join TOFs if I don’t live in the UK?

Yes. We have members in over 60 countries. 

What’s the difference between a member and an associate?

We spilt our membership into Full Members and Associate Members. The only difference is that a Full Member of our charity is eligible to stand for election as a co-opted trustee.

Can I join, as a teacher – or do I need to be a health professional?

We welcome membership from anyone interested in learning more about OA/TOF and how they can help people born with the condition.