Join Us

The Community Chaplaincy Association (CCA) supports, represents and campaigns for Community Chaplaincy projects working with offenders in the UK.

Everyone has the the opportunity to be a member of our organisation in one way or another.


Membership options:

Already up and running?

If you are a Community Chaplaincy that fulfils the criteria of membership (download membership criteria document), join as a FULL member Membership Application Form

Just starting up?

Tap into many valuable resources to help you get started by joining as a ‘START-UP’ member project.

Working in a similar field?

Voluntary and Community Sector organisations working in related fields can benefit from our services and support the work by becoming an ASSOCIATE member.

Are you a faith community?

Maybe you are a faith community (e.g. a local church), that is working with a nearby Community Chaplaincy or supporting ex-prisoners independently? Become a FAITH GROUP PARTNER member.

Are you an individual supporter?

Support the work and have regular access to news and updates through becoming an INDIVIDUAL member.

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Great Benefits


  • Stay informed through newsletters, briefings and peer group meetings
  • Shape Community Chaplaincy’s future strategy and development
  • Access template policies, guides and other resources
  • Access to training
  • Access to advice with day-to-day enquiries
  • Access evaluation and monitoring tools and database
  • Vote in the election of Trustees and in any matters affecting the CCA's constitution

To find out whether you are eligible to join, take a look at our criteria of membership.

If you are considering becoming a member, why not download a membership application form Membership Application Form