Mencap Direct is our free help and advice line. Our advisors can offer you advice and information about learning disability and help you find the right support and Mencap services in your area.

Please call 0808 808 1111 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday or email: helpline@mencap.org.uk

Who can access Mencap Direct?

Anyone can contact Mencap Direct about anything to do with Learning Disability. We provide information and advice for people with a learning disability, families and carers.

Mencap Direct also provides information and advice to anyone wanting to know about learning disability issues and services.

What can Mencap Direct help you with?

We provide lots of information about different topics and help find services in your area. Examples of the type of things we can help with include:

  • Advocacy
  • Benefits
  • Education
  • Events
  • Funding
  • Housing
  • Holidays
  • Jobs
  • Mencap local groups
  • Personal budgets
  • Relationships
  • Services
  • Support

We offer a range of personal and unique services for people with a learning disability, families and carers. Mencap Direct is the easiest way to find out about Mencap support services available in your area. Contact Mencap Direct or use our search function to find services near you.

Do you have a question for us?

If you have a question that you would like us to answer, complete the contact form and one of our advisors will get in touch with you shortly

Get in touch now

Do you have a question for us?

If you have a question that you would like us to answer, complete the contact form and one of our advisors will get in touch with you shortly

Get in touch now

Support in Northern Ireland

If you live in Northern Ireland and would like advice on all learning disability issues, please contact our team in Northern Ireland:

Help and advice in Wales

If you live in Wales and would like advice on all learning disability issues, please contact Mencap WISE: 

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