Your voice matters

We want your help. Join our Network and use your experience and ideas to make our services amazing!

The Network is a collection of: children, young people, adults, parents, and carers, who are involved in a range of activities to input into the wide range of work the charity undertakes.


By joining our network, you can be involved in shaping our services for yourself and others.

Involving those who have received or are currently receiving support from our services means we can ensure everything that we do is serving the needs of our community.

If you have current or recent experience with one of Ormiston Families’ services and would like to stay in touch and have your say on what we do, we would love to welcome you on board.


Whether you want to do a little or a lot, it’s up to you!

Please read more about the types of things you could get involved in

The types of things you could get involved in

Involvement Committee

A group that meet online to share their ideas around how involvement projects can work in their community.

Recruitment and selection of new employees

You could join in with interviews to have your say – Training provided.

Developing new resources

Help design Leaflets, websites, guides, films, animations etc.

Training and development of Staff

Help train staff by using your experience, your story or, recording audio or video.

Marketing and communications

Share your story or give your views on how we communicate with you.

Youth and Service User Panels

Take part in giving your views on a certain topic or hear about groups or projects relevant to you.


Share your story, give a public talk either in person or virtually.


Share your story,  share fundraising ideas or organise some fundraising in your community.

The benefits of getting involved;

  • Use your experience to help us prioritize and make decisions
  • Meet other people
  • Develop a range of employability skills
  • Gain rewards for your time for more detailed work
  • Enjoy refreshments at face-to-face meetings
  • Get support with transport to meetings and events

The development of the network is new and ongoing, so we are open to ideas and suggestions of ways to improve our involvement activities. Please do contact us with any thoughts or ideas. Our central email box is

Let us know what activities you may be interested in using the form below!

Subscribe to the Service User Network Mailing list

If you are under 16 and still keen to get involved, please ask your parent’s or carers permission before completing the form.

It’s really important we hear from people we work with so that we know what matters to you. Your voice matters, and we are ready to listen.

As part of the Ormiston Families Service User Network, you will not only help us to develop our service to help others, but also learn new skills to improve your personal growth and gain work and life skills.’

If you’re full of ideas already, or simply curious to find out more, it takes two minutes to sign up through our easy form.

If you are under 16 please ask your parent or guardians permission to sign up.

If you would like help or support in completing the form, please contact our Involvement officer or email our central account at

How we use your data

Before you complete this form we urge you to read our privacy policy to better understand how we handle your data. View our privacy policy for more information.