Merton Mencap

Merton Mencap

Charity information

Merton Mencap

Merton Mencap is an independent, registered charity supporting children and adults with learning disabilities/Autism and their family carers in the London Borough of Merton.

We run a wide range of projects and activities which help people with learning disabilities/Autism to live as independently as possible, participate in their community and enjoy life.

We support carers to have a life of their own and to have a say about local services which affect them and the person they care for.

Founded 1964

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is:
    To listen to and understand the needs of people with learning disabilities/Autism and their families, empowering them to make their voices heard, actively representing and fighting for their interests, and creating and delivering the services they need.

  • Aims

    Merton Mencap aims to:

    • To support people with learning disabilities/Autism to be healthy, safer and more independent
    • To support people with learning disabilities/Autism to take part in mainstream, community life
    • To support family carers to be less isolated, more resilient and to have a greater say about how local services affecting them and the person they care for should be provided
  • Overview

    Established: January 1964

    Registered Charity Number: 1113444

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 45

    Volunteers: 35

    Phone number: 020 8687 4676

    Address: Wilson HospitalCranmer RoadMitcham CR4 4TP

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