Membership

Caritas Archdiocese of Birmingham is made up of organisations and parishes that have developed their own services to support vulnerable people in their area, according to the needs of local people.

You can find information on Caritas members and the work they do on the List of Members page.

Becoming a member

Benefits of joining the Caritas network

All members receive regular information about what the network is planning, and will be able to access meetings, training days, spirituality days and more. Members can share knowledge and expertise to help share good practice, thereby strengthening and enriching the quality and effectiveness of work carried out. Members have access to resources which enables sharing of information and practical help.

Who can become a member?

There are different types of membership that can be applied for:

Full Membership is for those organisations (including parishes) that have Episcopal approval to carry out social action or care in the name of the Catholic Church in this Archdiocese. Applications for Full Membership need to be approved by the Archbishop.

Associate membership is available to organisations that have originated from, or been inspired by, the Gospel and Catholic Social Teaching, Catholic Schools, Catholic groups and individuals involved in social action. It is also available to Christian or Faith organisations involved in social action.

Friends of Caritas membership is for organisations or individuals who are attracted to the Caritas vision of Social care and wish to share in this in some way.

For more information, read the Caritas constitution.

If you would like to join Caritas Archdiocese of Birmingham, please fill in the Membership Form and email it to admin@caritas-aob.org.uk.