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supporting voluntary organisations that work with offenders and their families

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Clinks supports, represents and campaigns for the voluntary sector working with people in contact with the criminal justice system (CJS) in England and Wales, and our members are at the heart of all we do.

Membership starts at just £40 per year and is free for organisations with no paid staff – click here for details of our membership fees. For any queries, please email

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Membership benefits

Clinks members get the great benefits listed below as well as regular offers and discounts.

Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the sector

  • Receive informative monthly updates on criminal justice policy
  • Receive regular round-ups of news and publications on the health and care of people in contact with the CJS
  • Share good practice and network with colleagues through events, social media and the Clinks website
  • Receive free hard copies of Clinks’ reports, guides and toolkits

Develop and promote your organisation

  • Get up to 66% off Clinks’ great training and events around the country
  • Receive unlimited access to the GRANTnet funding database, listing thousands of opportunities
  • Promote your services and achievements in Light Lunch, our weekly newsletter going to 10,000 CJS contacts
  • Advertise your vacancies on our website, social media and newsletter, reaching a total audience of over 15,000 contacts
  • Receive a 20% discount on DSC products and training

Influence policy

  • Join our community of over 500 like-minded organisations and strengthen the sector’s voice
  • Get involved in networking forums and special interest groups in your area
  • Have your say in consultations and roundtables
  • Get your views represented to decision makers, funders and politicians

Influence Clinks

  • Eligible to stand as a Trustee of Clinks
  • Vote at the AGM
  • Make suggestions about our work and strategic direction
  • Feedback on our work

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