Associate members


Agenda is a cross-sector alliance working to change the way services respond to women and girls who have experienced extensive abuse and multiple disadvantage. Its members include voluntary organisations, funders, and other interested parties. Agenda is calling for services and systems to be redesigned with women and girls at their heart, so they can access the support they need to rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

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FaithAction is  a national network of faith based organisations involved in social action and delivering public services. We fund, train, advise, campaign, research and innovate. Our Friendly Places initiative is working to raise awareness of the significant role that faith groups have in their communities as places of welcome and support, including for people who are struggling with their mental health. MHPF is supporting us as we train faith groups in this role, as part of our work together in the Department of Health Voluntary Sector Strategic Partnership. 

Men's Health Forum

The Men’s Health Forum aims to improve the health and wellbeing of men and boys. The Forum works to provide men and boys - particularly those in the most disadvantaged areas and communities - with the information, services and treatments they need to live healthier, longer and more fulfilling lives.

Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation, a UK wide charity, has been in existence for 65 years. We focus on researching and evaluating fresh approaches to mental health with a view to advocating helpful policy change and the roll out of best practice more widely. Our work is centred on prevention.

Mental Health North East

Mental Health North East (MHNE) is a coalition of third sector and voluntary organisations that provide mental health services in the North East of England. MHNE uses its combined voice to represent the sector at all levels. MHNE is built around a core belief that a strong, vibrant, diverse yet united voluntary and community sector is essential for the development of mental health services and for the improvement of the emotional health and well being of the region.

National LGB&T Partnership

The National LGB&T Partnership is an England-wide group of LGB&T volutnary and community organisations who are committed to reducing health inequalities of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communitieis and to challenging homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services.

National Survivor User Network (NSUN)

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN) is an independent, service-user-led charity that connects people with experience of mental health issues to give us a stronger voice, feel supported and have the power and the platform from which to have direct influence at every level. It recognises the isolation and discrimination experienced by people who experience mental distress and their needs beyond clinical treatment. Together we are stronger!


Volition is an alliance of voluntary sector organisations that either provide mental health services for or work with people who have mental health needs. We have over 80 members from all areas of the voluntary sector providing services to people in Leeds. Members include agencies that directly provide mental health services as well as those who have an interest in mental health.