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Volunteering with CAPS

If you have lived experience of mental health issues, please contact Ele on She would be happy to chat about ways of being involved in CAPS.


  • Do you have lived experience of mental health issues? 
  • Would you like to use your knowledge and valuable experience to bring about change? 
  • Would you like to meet others with similar experiences?
  • Contact us and join one of our collective advocacy groups. 
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Feeling accomplishment through helping others to understand mental health

Affecting real change


  • Would you like to work with our project development workers to run groups? 
  • Gain valuable skills in facilitating groups?
  • Learn about advocacy?
  • Bring your enthusiasm and skills to mental health advocacy groups?

To gain confidence working with others and presenting to groups of people


  • Would you like to help us to evaluate our individual and collective advocacy projects?
  • Would you like to ask people we work with what we are doing well and what could be better?
  • Are you interested in linking with people we work with to help improve our service?

Find out more

Please contact Ele on She would be happy to chat about ways of being involved in CAPS.

 Download our volunteering leaflet to find out more.

Meet our volunteers

Find out more about our Collective Advocacy projects

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