About us

Mencap is the voice of learning disability


Who we are

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose.

Our vision, mission and values

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

Mencap’s Listen and Learn

Mencap is planning its work for the coming years. And to do that, we want to listen to and learn from you.

What we do

Mencap works with people with a learning disability to change laws, challenge prejudice and support them to live their lives as they choose.

Our brand

As the voice of learning disability, our brand identity is very important to us. It reflects who we are, and our dedication to supporting and representing everyone in the learning disability community.

Our history

Read about key dates in Mencap's history and the changing attitudes to people with a learning disability.

How we are run

Mencap is a democratic organisation.

Celebrity ambassadors

All about Mencap's celebrity supporters and ambassadors, including a photo gallery and our celebrity news and events.