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Become a member

We are proud of our large, diverse, representative membership. More than 12,000 people have joined the trust and are helping us build and maintain effective links with the community that we serve. This ensures direct involvement of stakeholders in our corporate governance and decision making processes.

As a member you would:

  • Join an influential group of people interested in the development of mental health, learning disability and addiction services on Merseyside
  • Be kept up to date about our ambitious plans for the future and give us your views and opinions
  • Receive your own copy of MC magazine
  • Be invited to our annual members event and Annual General Meeting
  • Be eligible to vote in elections for the council of governors, or stand for election yourself (please note you will need to be 16 years of age and over to be eligible for election; see below)
  • Have access to NHS discounts with discounted prices from thousands of retailers.

You’re in Good Company

Mersey Care members include author and political strategist Alastair Campbell, actor Ian Puleston – Davies, Olympic medal winning gymnast Beth Tweddle, director and cultural ambassador Phil Redmond and BBC broadcaster and local health champion Roger Phillips.

How to Join

If you are aged 14 or over and want to join our trust please call us on 0151 471 2303 and we’ll send you an application form or click here.

For more information call the membership team on 0151 471 2303, email to or by post to Alison Bacon, V7 Building, Kings Business Park, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 1PJ

Staff Members

All staff become members automatically (subject to certain eligibility conditions) however are free to 'opt out' if requested.

Council of Governors

We have elected a Council of Governors to hold non-executive members of the board to account and ensure the organisation is run in the best way possible in the future.

Governors are your voice and if you would like to share any views or comments regarding our strategic plans or if you have any other ideas and suggestions, you can contact Governors by emailing

 To find out more about our Governors click here