Membership

NACCOM (The No Accommodation Network) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (registered number 1162434) preventing destitution across the UK. It is made up of member organisations providing shelter and support to destitute asylum seekers, refugees and migrants with no recourse to public funds.

We are committed to sharing resources and working together effectively. The following membership policy reflects these two core principles.

  • We believe that no organisation should be excluded from membership due to a lack of finance.
  • Paying a membership fee, however small, demonstrates an appreciation of the benefits of being a member of NACCOM, and all fees contribute to the support we can offer.

Criteria for Membership

Full membership of NACCOM is open to any organisation that is providing or about to start providing accommodation for destitute asylum seekers. They may in addition provide accommodation for refugees and/or others with no recourse to public funds.

Associate membership is open to any individual or organisation that is in support of the aims of NACCOM. For instance, a charity that is not directly accommodating destitute asylum seekers but works closely with others that do, or an individual looking to better understand the sector before setting up their own project. Associate membership will not convey voting rights at Annual or Extraordinary General Meetings.

Friends of NACCOM is open to any individual who in support of the aims of NACCOM. This type of membership will not convey voting rights at Annual or Extraordinary General Meetings.

Membership Benefits

➡️ Be part of something bigger  

NACCOM brings together over 100 organisations working together to end destitution; together, we are stronger.  

➡️ Advice and support  

Our expert Network Development Workers can assist with increasing your accommodation capacity through face-to-face and telephone advice.     

➡️ Networking and events 

Our national conference, regional member hub meetings and regular training events will enable you to meet with others doing similar work to learn, share experiences and solutions. Members receive a discounted ticket for paid for events. Members can also use NACCOM’s regular e-bulletins to publicise services and disseminate information free of charge. 

➡️ Access to specialist information 

Access to our members’ area and library with a wealth of up-to-date information, including toolkits and templates.  

➡️ Collating evidence, policy and advocacy  

We use evidence and experiences from our member projects to help bring about change to local and national Government policies that make people destitute. Full Members are able to participate in our national members’ survey and their data contributes to the national picture on destitution provision.  

In addition to the above, Full Members have voting rights at Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings. 

Want to know more about the benefits of membership? Read more from our Members here.

Application process

Applications for membership should be made using our application form (click below to be taken to a new page for this).

APPLICATION FORM FOR MEMBERSHIP

If you are unable to complete the application online please get in touch and we can take your details over the phone.

Applications will then be considered by the team. Once confirmed, Membership will be conferred upon payment of a membership fee.

By submitting this membership application form you are affirming that you/your organisation meets the NACCOM Membership criteria.

See the Project Directory where information about approved member organisations is shared. Use the application form to tell us what details you would like to be shared on the Directory.

APPLICATION FORM FOR MEMBERSHIP

Membership Fees 2020-21

Please note these have been updated in April 2020 and refer to fees up until March 2021. If you have any questions about fees please contact the team on office@naccom.org.uk.

Annual income (based on last financial year) – Fees for 2020-21  

FULL MEMBERS

Up to £50,000  – £30

£50,000 to £100,000  – £60

£100,000 to £250,000  – £90

£250,000 to £500,000 – £120

£500,000 and over – £150

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Individuals and organisations – £30

If you wish to discuss any aspect of your membership application or renewal please contact us.

 

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