Who we are:

The Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network (LELAN) was founded in 2017 to provide a way for people with lived experience of mental health issues to have a voice and collectively influence change in South Australia. The organisation is by, for and with people with personal lived experience (consumers) and values the support of carers, allies, other people and organisations who join us in making a difference for how mental health issues are understood and supported in our state.

Types of membership:

Individual Member – Any person over 16 years of age with a personal lived experience of mental health issues who supports the objects of the association and agrees to be bound by its rules.

Individual Carer and Ally Member - Any person over 16 years of age who supports the objects of the association and agrees to be bound by its rules.

Organisational Member – Any organisation that supports the objects of the association and agrees to be bound by its rules.

Benefits of membership:

*   reduced member rates for workshops, training sessions and forums   *   free access to bi-monthly conversation sessions   *   an invitation to our closed Facebook group   *   voting rights   *   the potential to be a future Board member   *   a quarterly members-only newsletter that you can contribute to   *  

Annual membership fee's:

Individual Member - waged $50, unwaged/concession $20

Individual Carer & Ally Member - waged $50, unwaged/concession $20

Organisational Member - income < $1m – $100, income > $1m – $250

Becoming a member:

This form is an application for membership. When your application and payment have both been received it will go to the LELAN Board for endorsement. You will be notified of your acceptance as a member of the organisation via email.

Payments for individual payment can be made through Bank Transfer to Bendigo Bank BSB: 325-185 Account: 03723326. Cheque or Mail Order (made payable to Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network) will also be accepted. Please send them to PO Box 105, Littlehampton 5250. 
For organisational payments please contact LELAN via info@lelan.org.au to request an invoice.

More information about LELAN and the work we do is available at lelan.org.au . Our Constitution can be accessed here

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* 1. What type of membership are you applying for?

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* 2. Where do you live or where is your organisation's main site located?

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* 3. Full name of person or organisation applicant

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* 4. Postal address of applicant

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* 5. Email address of applicant

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* 6. Contact phone number of applicant

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* 7. For Individual Member applicants only:
Tell us about your experience with and interest in mental health issues

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* 8. For Organisational Member applicants only:
Tell us about the purpose and primary areas of focus of your organisation

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* 9. A couple of final things for us to check off

Thankyou for your interest in becoming a member of LELAN. Once payment has been received and your application endorsed by the Board you will receive an email with confirmation of your membership. If you have any questions please contact us at info@lelan.org.au .