Guide to joining a scheme

The process of joining a Neighbourhood Watch scheme can seem a bit complicated so we have produced this step by step guide to help you on your way.

Follow the steps below or alternatively download as a word document at the bottom of the page.

Note:
The Neighbourhood Watch Network is currently reviewing it’s registration process to improve the user experience.

Step – by – step guide to joining an existing scheme

1. Enter your postcode, or a nearby one (like a shop), in the postcode search option on www.ourwatch.org.uk
2. Doubleclick on a scheme near you
3. Go to bottom of screen, hit apply to join scheme
4. Register your details online, click on join (please note this goes to the national scheme, you are not registering on a particular scheme) then after registering
5. You will be sent a verification email
6. Verify your email address

In order to be added to a particular local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme you MUST do the following:

7. go back into your new account
8. Navigate to the scheme admin area
9. Search for your local scheme in the ‘schemes near you’ drop down box on this page
10. Join this scheme as a member
11. Co-ordinator then receives an email requesting your approval to the scheme

For co-ordinators:
In relation to how new members connect to your scheme, they will need to go on our website: www.ourwatch.org.uk

• Enter their postcode
• Doubleclick on the scheme called Mount Pleasant Road
• Go to bottom of screen, hit apply to join scheme
• Register their details online, click on join (please note this goes to the national scheme, you are not registering on a particular scheme) then after registering
• they will be sent a verification email
• Verify their email address

In order to be added to your particular local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme they MUST do the following:
• go back into their new account
• Navigate to the scheme admin area
• Search for your local scheme in the ‘schemes near you’ drop down box on this page
• Join this scheme as a member
• You as the Co-ordinator then receives an email requesting your approval to the scheme

Files Attached

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  • Step-by-step-guide-to-joining-a-NHW-Scheme-as-a-member.odt