Learning Disability Week 2017

Learning Disability Week 2017 (19-25 June) is here! This year we’re focusing on improving employment prospects for people with a learning disability.

Whether you want to support our work online, you’re an employer, or a person with a learning disability looking to find paid work, find out more. 

Support #LDWeek17

Read our employment stories

For Learning Disability Week 2017 we're focusing on improving employment prospects for people with a learning disability. Read our stories and find out more about the key challenges and issues. 

Read the stories

Finding work - easy read guides

We know finding work can be a big challenge if you have a learning disability. We have produced some easy read guides to help explain a number of the common challenges you might have. 

See the easy read guides

How we can support you

Help and advice line

Do you have a learning disability? Are you a parent, carer or family member? 

Mencap Direct is a free service where you can get advice and information about learning disability, and help find the right support in your area.

Get in touch

Play the Mencap lottery

Playing the Mencap Weekly Lottery gives you the chance to win cash prizes and support people with a learning disability – magic! 

Not only is the weekly top prize £1,000, but every 3 months you’ll be entered into our superdraw where £8,000 is up for grabs!

It's so easy to play the Mencap Weekly Lottery!


Sign up for Chase the Dawn

Set off from London at dusk, and arrive in Brighton at dawn. Join us for Mencap's very first off-road night ride! Hurry, places are almost gone.

Sign up now!

You might also like

Working with us

Find out about our exciting career opportunities!
Read more

What we do

Learn how we're working to improve the lives of people with a learning disability
Read more

Fundraise for Mencap

There are loads of ways to get involved, from playing the Mencap lottery, to organising your own fundraising event
Read more