Be part of the biggest voluntary movement in the UK
Anyone can become a member of Neighbourhood Watch. All we ask is that you are committed to working alongside your neighbours to help make the place where you live safer, friendlier and vibrant. We would like all members to support us in the spirit of our values: neighbourly, community-focused, inclusive, proactive, trusted and collaborative.
By becoming a member you take the first step to making your area a stronger and safer place to be. All members will receive access to crime prevention information and campaigns, support to run your local scheme, monthly national newsletters, and be more equipped to tackle important issues affecting your community. Click here to see the full benefits of membership
It’s free to join. We are a charity that relies on voluntary income so always welcome donations to help the work of our small Central Support Team that assists our 90,000 volunteer coordinators. Some local schemes charge a small membership fee to cover their running costs.
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We are currently upgrading our system and although this does not affect you as a user, we want to ensure you are directed to the correct page to join. The rollout of the new system is currently being done geographically.
Please click on the correct area or your member pages will not be updated correctly.
If you live in the following Force Areas only: -
- Avon & Somerset
- Dyfed Powys
- Greater Manchester
- London - All boroughs
- North Wales
- South Wales
- West Mercia
If you live in all ALL other areas across England and Wales
- Devon & Cornwall
- North Yorkshire
- South Yorkshire
- Thames Valley
- West Midlands
- West Yorkshire
How do I join a scheme?
Once registered as a member, you have the option to join a scheme in your area or create a new scheme. You can also opt in to receive local community alert messages. If you have any issues signing up or joining a scheme, please contact support or see this document on how to sign up to an existing scheme.
Neighbourhood Watch groups in Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Flintshire, Harrow, Hertfordshire, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Tower Hamlets and Wandsworth use OWL as their messaging system and to manage schemes. You can join still join Neighbourhood Watch through our site to receive national messages. To receive local messages and join your local scheme contact OWL https://www.owl.co.uk/