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Why Join?

Represent Families

Your organisation is a
non-governmental organisation representing families or services to families


Your organisation adheres to the values of COFACE recognizing the diversity of families in our societies.

International Community

Do you want to join an international community of practice to work collectively in the interest of families?

European Union

Do you want to become an expert on EU family matters?

Upscaling innovation

Do you have a local innovation you would like to scale up across other EU countries?

Partners in other countries

Are you looking for best practices from other countries or seeking to set up new European projects?

If you are interested in any of the above, you’re in the right place!
More information and the membership application form, contact our Secretariat

Meet COFACE members

Meet the people behind COFACE. 

Connect, build projects, and learn how to join forces to shape a strong Europe for families of today.


Check out the family supports playlist which puts the spotlight on different members


Sign up for the breakfast byte webinars on family support


View the complete list of COFACE members


The Secretariat in Brussels ensures the representation and the smooth functioning of COFACE.

Elizabeth Gosme


Florian Charron

Senior Project and Finance Manager
0032 2 500 56 90

Bettina Guigui

Senior Communication Officer

Martin Schmalzried

Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager
Financial Inclusion and Services
0032 2 500 56 94

Beybin Elvin Tunc

Education Programme Coordinator
COFACE European Family Lab

Beatrijs Gelders

Policy and Advocacy Officer
Safer internet and digital citizenship

Samira Boumakdi Isabel

Project and Advocacy Officer
Paths2Include project

Holly Shorey

Senior Project and Advocacy Officer

Attila Bőhm

Policy and Advocacy Officer
Social and Employment Rights

Marie Braun

Education programme assistant

Martino Serapioni

Research Programme Coordinator
European Observatory on Family Policy

Sebastian Gonzalez

Policy and Advocacy Officer
Disability and Care Policies

 Patrick Gergő Jefferson

Policy and Communication Assistant

Members’ Forum

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This section is reserved for COFACE members to connect, exchange, build projects, collect key documents and training resources.