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Support us by becoming a member

Members and governors are at the heart of our organisation. Members support SLaM on a voluntary basis and provide us with feedback, local knowledge and support.

By becoming a member you will be able to have a greater influence in how the Trust develops and will receive information and feedback.

The governors, with the support of our members, ensure our work is in keeping with our values.

Who can become a member?

  • You need to be 16 years old or older
  • Anyone who lives in England can join the Trust as a public member
  • Anyone who has used our services in the past 5 years can join as a service user member, and their carers can join as carer members
  • Anyone who works or volunteers for us

Register online now

Why become a member

It’s free to join and as a member, you will be able to:

  • Make your voice heard - elect representatives to serve on the Council of Governors;
    • Receive a monthly members' e-newsletter packed with news, events and features.
  • Apply for funding from the Council of governors' Smile bids schemes, which offer up to £750 for projects which benefit at least three service users / carers. We have extended the deadline for accepting bids to Smile with Us until the end of December 2020.
    • Smile with Us opens for bids on 27 July 2020 and you may submit bids until December 2020
    • Here are the Rules for bidding
    • Here are some useful Hints and Tips
    • Here is the Application Form
  • Attend members' events
  • Take part in surveys and consultations about our plans and Trust services
  • Benefit from discounts with local retailers and other organisations

How to become a Governor

  • Governors are elected to the council of governors from the public, service user, carer and staff constituencies. Elected governors serve a three year term on the council of governors.
  • Governors are also appointed by partner organisations.

Keep us up to date

If you are a member and your contact details or other information change, please let us know at

If you decide you no longer want to be a member, please let us know at

For further information email