What we do

We support people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose.


Find out more about Mencap's work - from our specialist support services to our current projects, learning disability training and resources.

Find a service

Find a service on Mencap Direct - it is the easiest way for you to find the right learning disability support in your area.

Mencap Direct

Mencap Direct is the easiest way for you to access advice and information about learning disability and find the right support and Mencap services in your area.

Our services

Discover our services for people with a learning disability, their families and carers

Wills and trusts service

Planning for the future can be difficult, but Mencap can help make things easier by offering advice and suggestions about making a will, so you can be sure your loved one with a learning disability will get the financial support they need when you are no longer around.

Outsourcing your business support services

Our business services function enables other charities and organisations to benefit from our expertise in running a large charity. By outsourcing some of your back office functions to Mencap, we can demonstrate both time and cost savings to you.

Our projects

Find out more about current Mencap projects and how you can support them.

Accessible Communications support and training

We provide training and services to help you work better with people with a learning disability.

Gateway Award

The Gateway Award is an activity award which people with a learning disability of any age or ability can take part in.

Why choose us

Mencap works exclusively with and for people with a learning disability, their families and carers.