When you’re a NAViGO community member, you directly influence how local mental health care is delivered.
Our active membership is one of the things that makes us unique.
After all, we can’t improve our services without understanding and listening to the people who use them (and their carers!).
If you’re interested in how people with mental health challenges are cared for in North East Lincolnshire, we’d LOVE you to join us.
What’s in it for you? We’re glad you asked:
You can attend our exciting AGM every year, where we invite guest speakers, celebrate achievements, give out awards and vote on different ideas.
You really can have a voice when it comes to how NAViGO develops, voting on ideas like the Project of the Year at the AGM
You help shape our yearly objectives – the things we need to focus on over the next 12 months
You can take part in project development and focus groups across our services
You can sit on interview panels when we’re looking to add to the NAViGO team, helping us to decide who we employ
You can take advantage of dozens of discounts at North East Lincolnshire businesses
You can even nominate yourself to become a community representative – a key role in making sure we’re listening to service users and their experiences.
Staff and community representatives sit on the Membership Board alongside our senior managers.
Taking place once a month, the meeting gives the reps the chance to raise any issues directly with managers. This is a public meeting and we encourage our community members to attend.
Membership Board also report directly to CIC Board , so our board of directors can keep up-to-date with developments within the membership.
You can catch up with what we've been discussing at Membership Board by checking out the minutes from previous meetings.
Your Voice is a membership forum and your opportunity to have your say on all things NAViGO!
Taking place on the second Friday of each month, it’s your chance to help shape local mental health services in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
You’ll hear about all the latest news, developments and events from across NAViGO and will be given your chance to tell us what we’re doing well – and where we can improve.
Each month, we have guest speakers from both inside and outside the organisation who will pass on all the information you need to know about what’s going on across North East Lincolnshire.
The membership reps also attend Your Voice, so you can pass on any feedback or concerns to them.
Head over to our events page to find out when we’re next meeting!
You can take advantage of an ever-growing selection of perks from businesses across North East Lincolnshire.
Community members get discounts at coffee shops, gyms, restaurants, salons, florists and much more across North East Lincolnshire.
We publish the NAViGO Magazine four times a year and send a copy to your door – free of charge!
The magazine includes everything you need to know from across the NAViGO family. News, events, success stories – read all about it!
We see it as more of a celebration of everything – and everyone – that makes us great.
Community members have the chance to put forward a ‘Project of the Year’ – an idea that fills a gap in the market in mental health provision in North East Lincolnshire.
Members and staff vote for their favourite at the AGM and we fund the winner for 12 months!