Take action

Join the fight for equal rights for all people with a learning disability - find out what you can do to support our campaigns.


Join the fight for equal rights for all people with a learning disability - find out what you can do to support our campaigns.

Top actions

Take part in our top actions and support our campaigns which fight for equal rights for all people with a learning disability.

Breaking point

Our campaign for families in need of short breaks.

Help us end the care crisis

Help us stop the bedroom tax hurting disabled adults. In a matter of weeks disabled adults face a stark choice - pay more to stay in your home or leave.

Out of sight

Support our Out of sight campaign to help stop abuse and neglect of people with a learning disability in institutions like Winterbourne View

R-word campaign

Over the next few months Mencap will be starting a new campaign which aims to stop people who use words like ‘retard’ in the media.

Stop the bedroom tax

Help us stop the bedroom tax hurting disabled adults. In a matter of weeks disabled adults face a stark choice - pay more to stay in your home or leave.

Death by indifference

Our healthcare campaign revealed the deaths of six people with a learning disability in NHS care.

Don't cut us out!

Mencap is challenging cuts to services, and fighting for the rights of people with a learning disability, and their families, to live in their community with dignity, safety and the support they need. Find out how you can get involved.

Stand by me

Too often people with a learning disability become the victims of crime because of their disability. We are working with other organisations to help people understand more about hate crime and how to stop it.

Getting it right

Find out more about our Getting it right campaign for equal healthcare for all people with a learning disability.

Our other campaigns

Find out more about Mencap's past camapigns, on issues including bullying, sports funding and support for families and carers.

Changing Places campaign

Standard disabled toilets do not meet the needs of thousands of people, including 40,000 people with PMLD. There are now 200 Changing Places toilets around the UK - and most of them have been built because people like you campaigned for them to be installed.