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Join Clinks

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

Membership starts at just £20 per year and is free for organisations with little income; details of our membership fees are below.

Full Membership is open to any non-profit organisation in agreement with our aims. Our pricing structure is based on size of organisation - small organisations with little income are eligible for free membership.

Associate Membership is open for those who agree with our aims but are either individuals or not non-profit organisations.



Are you a voluntary organisation that agrees with our aims? If so, your membership fee is:

Less than £30k                                   Free              
Between £30k and £50k                    £20              
Between £50k and £100k                  £40               
Between £100k and £250k                £60               
Between £250k and £500k                £80               
Between £500k and £1m                 £120                
Between £1m and £5m                    £160                
Over £5m                                            £250                

To join as a Full Member, fill out the application form here, then we will contact you to arrange payment.


Are you an individual, public sector employee or do you work in the private sector? If so, you can become an Associate Member of Clinks and your fee is:

Individual                                             £50              

Public sector organisation:
Less than £500,000                          £130             
£500,000 to £1m                              £190              
Over £1m                                           £250             

Private sector organisation             £500 - £1000 negotiable

To join as an Associate Member, fill out the application form here, then we will contact you to arrange payment.


Clinks members get the great benefits listed below:  
Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the sector:  
  • Receive free hard copies of Clinks’ reports, guides and toolkits
  • Monthly policy briefing
  • Monthly health briefing
  • Members’ Exclusive Quarterly Service User Involvement meetings
Develop and promote your organisation:  
  • Discount on Clinks’ training and events
  • Unlimited access to Open 4 Funding database
  • Receive a 20% discount on Directory of Social Change products and training
  • Advertise vacancies for free (featured entries in LL are chargeable)
  • Receive 5% discount, access to a free help line and a full review on insurance from Scrutton Bland
Influence policy:  
  • Join our community of over 500 like-minded organisations and strengthen the sector’s voice
  • Share good practice and network with colleagues through Clinks’ events, social media and website
  • Get involved in networking forums and special interest groups in your area
  • Have your say in consultations and round tables
  • 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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