Why join the Children England membership?

Joining Children England provides access to a vibrant national network of organisations serving the needs of children, young people and families.

Our members range from some of the country’s largest children’s charities through to small community groups, representing a workforce of over 100,000 like-minded people.

Together, we:

Enhance our effectiveness by sharing knowledge, learning and skills

Use our collective power, influence and voice to promote the value and achievements of our sector and to campaign for positive change for children and families.

Full membership of Children England is open to voluntary sector organisations or social enterprises working with children, young people and/or families. Associate membership is open to organisations in any field who share our vision.


Membership offers:

Representation and influence

Be part of our movement for change by informing our lobbying, campaign analysis and consultations with government bodies and voluntary sector networks.

The chance to guide our work

Shape and vote on Children England’s policy and campaigning priorities, with the opportunity to be member of our Trustee Board or electing our Trustees.

An expert information service

Keep up to date with the latest in sector policy, practice and news through our email alerts, our briefings and weekly email news, our expert toolkits, guides and reports and access to our quarterly funding guide.

Training, events and consultancy

Enhance your effectiveness with discounts on our highly rated specialist training programmes, national and regional events, and our consultancy services.

Regional and specialist networks

Learn, share and take collective action through our regional member networks and national specialist groups such as the Commissioning Activists network.

Exclusive member discounts

Save time and money with a wide range of substantial discounts on products and services – including sector publications, couriers, meeting rooms and leisure activities.


Join as an organisational member of Children England now.