Free Will writing services through the National Free Wills Network
How to make your Will for free
- Email the gifts in Wills team to ask for your information pack.
- Once the pack has arrived, contact one of the participating solicitors and make your appointment.
- Consider leaving a gift in your Will to Mencap.
About the National Free Wills Network
The National Free Wills Network brings together participating law Laws are the rules that everyone in the country has to follow. If you don't follow the rules you can get in trouble with the police. firms to offer free Will writing services to charity supporters.
You can choose from a range of local law firms to write or update a simple Will.
Make life happier for people with a learning disability
Around half of everything we raise through fundraising comes from the generous gifts we receive in people’s Wills.
The impact of these gifts is incredible. They allow us to:
Run our England Helpline which offers a lifeline to people with a learning disability, their family and carers.
Deliver legal advice and casework to support families or carers, allowing them to advocate for their loved ones.
Campaign for change to put pressure on the government to make life better for people with a learning disability.
Write your Will online
We also partner with Farewill to offer a free online Will writing service.
Frequently asked questions about the National Free Wills Network offer
How do I make a Will using the National Free Wills Network?
Email the gifts in Wills team to request a pack containing solicitors participating in the scheme.
Contact one of the solicitors in the pack and ask to book your National Free Wills Network appointment.
Consider leaving a gift to Mencap
Who can use the National Free Wills Network?
Anyone over the age of 18 in England, Wales and Scotland can use the National Free Wills Network.
How do I leave a gift in my Will to Mencap?
In the appointment with your solicitor, let them know that you would like to leave a gift in your Will to Mencap.
Ensure your Will states Mencap's full name, address and registered charity number:
Mencap's full name: Royal Mencap Society.
Address: Royal Mencap Society, 6 Cyrus Way, Peterborough, PE7 8HP.
Registered charity number: 222377 (England and Wales), SC041079 (Scotland).
Where can I find more information about leaving a gift in my Will to Mencap?
If you would like further information about leaving a gift in your Will to Mencap please download our free Gifts in Wills guide