Donate Now
Text size:   -     +      

Becoming a member of Ruils

Ruils is a user-led organisation and we take pride in the fact that over 75% of our Board of Directors are disabled people.

Although you can access our services without being a member, becoming a member of Ruils allows you to have your say in the way in which our organisation is run.

Members are given voting rights and in effect we are answerable to you. You can decide who you would like to see running Ruils and through them the direction that you would like to see Ruils take.

Ways that you can get involved:

There are a number of ways that you can get involved with Ruils and our work:

  • Join YourSay – our consultation and campaigning group that meets once a month to discuss, debate and take forward the issues of the day.
  • Community Activities - Come along to one of our workshops. From talks on Bee-keeping to arts and crafts there is something for everyone,
  • Fundraising – take part in one of our fundraising events e.g. come along to a Quiz Night.
  • Become a trusteebecome part of the board that drives the strategic direction of Ruils making sure that we deliver our aims and objectives.

 Types of Membership:

Full Membership

Full membership is open to an individual who is:

  • disabled person aged 16 or over, or
  • a person who is NOT a disabled person, but is a parent or legal guardian of a young person with a special educational need and/or a disability under 16 years, or aged from 16 to 25 (in transition).

Associate Members

Associate membership is open to an individual who:

  • Is not eligible to be a full member, but who supports the Charity’s Objects, and
  • Has a vested interest in the welfare of a full member, such as carers (advocates, supporters, relatives, friends or allies, aged 16 or over).

Corporate Members

Corporate membership is available to organisations:

  • which are DPULOs (Disabled People’s User-Led Organisations), which support Ruils Objects, or
  • other organisations which support Ruils’ Objects, and
  • Whom the Board decides to admit to membership.



Download an Application Form and Join today. If more information email or call 020 8831 6083 and one of our team will be happy to help you.