Leeds Mencap

Leeds Mencap

Charity information

Leeds Mencap

Leeds Mencap aims to improve the lives and opportunities of children and adults with a learning disability, along with their families and carers throughout the Leeds region.

Founded 1953

  • Mission statement

    Leeds Mencap is a grass roots organisation created by people with learning disabilities, for people with learning disabilities. We provide a range of life changing services and activities to individuals of all ages with a learning disability. These services include Hawthorn Family Support Centre for 0 – 3 year olds, parent support projects, youth clubs, adult social groups, play schemes, a siblings group, a 3-5 Stay & Play, A Dad’s social group, Me2 an inclusive dance group and the Rookery, a residential home. Leeds Mencap has a holistic approach to support and aims to be a resource for the whole family, long-term and we do this for over 300 people on a weekly basis.

  • Aims

    Leeds Mencap aims to:

    • To raise public awareness of the issues regarding learning disabilities
    • To provide respite for parents,carers and dependants
    • To aid people with a Iearning disability in particular by the provision of help and support for them and for their families/carers, and dependants.
    • To provide or assist in the provision of facilities for learning and leisure for persons with learning disabilities to improve their quality of life.
  • Overview

    Established: February 1953

    Registered Charity Number: 1091809

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 24

    Volunteers: 205

    Phone number: 0113 2351331

    Address: Leeds Mencap Londesboro Terrace East ENd Park Leeds LS9 9NE

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  • Hawthorn Family Support Centre

    Hawthorn provides essential support to families throughout Leeds with a child with learnin... More