Family Benefits

Austin County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated June 2012


Texas Municipal Retirement System
P.O. Box 149153
Austin, TX 78714-9153
Phone: (512) 476-7577
Toll Free: (800) 924-8677
Fax: (512) 476-5576

Austin firefighters are members of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. See the Texas state benefit page for details.

(Reference:TMRS handbook Page 44-46)


The 100 Club of Central Texas
3200 Steck Avenue, Suite 240
Austin, TX 78757
Phone: 512-345-3200
Fax: 512-371-9545
Email: [email protected]

Within 24 hours of the tragedy, a representative of the Club delivers a check in the amount of $10,000 to provide funds for immediate expenses. Children of a fallen first responder receive $100 at each birthday through their 18th year. Later, depending on the need, the Club may provide further assistance for the family (e.g., emotional, financial, and/or legal). The Club also serves as trustee, on behalf of the fallen officer’s family, of funds donated by the public.

The 100 Club, Inc.
5555 San Felipe Street, Suite 520
Houston, TX 77056-2733
Phone: (713) 952-0100
Toll Free: (877) 955-0100
Fax: (713) 952-0181

Serves Austin, Brazos, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, and Washington counties. $10,000 check provided immediately after death. A month later, more assistance will be provided, if needed.


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.