- Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers.
- National Association of Credit Union Workers £50 full membership. c/o SCUDA, Bessemer House, 59 Carlisle Street East, Sheffield, S4 7QN
- National Association of Family Information Services is connected with Family and Childcare Trust.
Areas of Concern pages have more links, particularly of less formal networks. Selected areas:
Also see: Trade Unions on Employing Staff page.
Health, Care, Social Care
Also see relevant Areas of Concern page.
- The Consortium of Therapeutic Communities.
- Hospice UK – likely to merge with National Council for Palliative Care in 2017.
- Hospice Lotteries Association.
- National Care Forum has a mission to support our members to improve social care provision and enhance the quality of life, choice, control and wellbeing of people who use care services
- Voluntary Health Scotland network of voluntary organisations.
- Association of Visitors to Immigration Detainees (AVID).
- Evelyn Oldfield Unit Professional support and training for Refugee and Migrant organisations.
- Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association Training courses open to non-members.
- Migrants Organise (was Migrant and Refugee Communities Forum, north west London).
- Migrant Rights Network.
- Right to Remain (was National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns).
- Also see Refugees under Areas of Concern.
- Cinnamon Network “helps churches respond to the most pressing needs in their community”.
- Church Urban Fund supporting practical action in disadvantaged and marginalised communities in England.
- Caritas Social Action Network – the Roman Catholic Church’s official agency for domestic social action in England and Wales.
- Faith Action – the voice of faith and community organisations delivering public services.
- Muslim Charities Forum.
- Advice UK Major support network for free, independent advice centres. Non-members can subscribe to mailings, specialist insurance and some services. 12th Floor, New London Bridge House, 25 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9ST, phone 020 7407 4070, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Advice NI is the equivalent in Northern Ireland.
- Advice Services Alliance Main membership is national networks of independent advice services.
- Law Centres Network For community-based (or specialist) non-profit law centres.
- Institute of Money Advisers exists to give professional support to Money Advisers, provide a forum etc. There are membership fees.
- Money Advice Scotland Training, research etc. Suite 306 Pentagon Centre, 36 Washington Street, Glasgow, G3 8AZ, phone 0141 572 0237, email: email@example.com
- National Association of Welfare Rights Advisers
- Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance.
- Helplines Partnership The helpline for helplines, producing a range of publications aimed at supporting the development of helpline services. Also a full consultancy service, training, special deals, regional meetings etc. 9 Marshalsea Road, London, SE1 1EP, phone 0845 120 3767, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Helplines NI.
- Also see Areas of Concern: Welfare, Rights, health
Also see: Areas of interest – Leisure, culture, education.
- Fields in Trust (was National Playing Fields Association) works to protect and improve recreation areas like kids playgrounds and leisure areas for older people, not just community playing fields.
- National Community Boats Association.
- Working on Wheels (aka National Playbus Association) – for mobile community projects – closed 2017.
- Children England provides support to voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families.
- Children in Northern Ireland Regional umbrella organisation for the children’s sector.
- Children in Scotland Agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.
- Federation for Detached Youth Work.
- National Council for Voluntary Youth Service closed April 2016. Some services moved to Ambition (was Clubs for Young People), such as representation for voluntary youth sector in England.
- UK Youth network of youth associations.
- YouthLink Scotland and its member organisations support 40,000 youth workers across Scotland.