Who can become a member?

  • Any person, over the age of 18, who has spent all or part of their childhood in care
  • Any group, or organisation, which supports our Aims and Values

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Monthly newsletters, either via email or through the post
  • Regular bulletins and news updates
  • Invitations to all meetings
  • Access to the Online discussion forum
  • The ability to vote or stand for election to the Executive Committee at our at our Annual General Meeting
  • The ability to network with other care leavers and campaign to improve care for future generations
  • Use of the CLA Resource Library (coming soon)

How much does membership cost?

Care Leaver FREE
Individual Supporter £25.00
Group Supporter (Voluntary agency)Group Supporter (Statuatory agency) £50.00£75.00

How do I join?

You can now join the CLA online.

Level Price  
Care Leaver Free. Select
Individual Supporter £25.00 now. Select
Organisational Membership - Voluntary sector £50.00 now. Select
Organisational Membership - Statutory/Private Sector £75.00 now. Select

If you cannot join online then please use the following options

Download a Membership form, or email the CLA office to have a membership form sent out to you (or phone on 0161 826 0214 to request a membership form be sent out to you.

Once you have completed the membership form, either email it to the office, or post it to

Care Leavers’ Association,
The Care Leavers’ Association
Third Floor, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

If your membership requires payment please ensure payment is included with your application.