Employment and volunteering

Mencap Cymru's Work Preparation service provides a 12 week programme for people with a learning disability. It is accessed through a referral from the Job Centre Plus.

Mencap Cymru provides support to individuals to participate in work placements of their choice, and aims to identify and work to overcome any barriers to employment individuals may encounter.

  • Please contact Mencap Cymru if you would like to discuss the services that are available in your region.
  • Read the following real life stories of some of the people supported by Mencap Cymru.

Calum's Story

Calum was referred to the Cer Amdani project by his social worker in January 2009; he had independently been trying for work but with no success.

Tiffany's Story

Tiffany lives in Monkton, Pembrokeshire, south west Wales and is involved in the Cer Amdani project.

Carwyn's Story

Carwyn lives in Wales and is involved in the Cer Amdani project.