Watford And District Mencap Society

Watford And District Mencap Society

Charity information

Watford And District Mencap Society

Watford Mencap is an independent local charity based in South West Hertfordshire supporting over 800 people with learning disabilities and their families and carers.

Founded 1961

  • Mission statement

    To enable people with learning disabilities and their families to make the most of life.

  • Aims

    Watford And District Mencap Society aims to:

    • Support people to enjoy choice and control over their own lives, to enable them to work towards fulfilling their life ambitions and obtain their rights and responsibilities as members of society
    • Provide a range of high quality, individually-tailored services that focus on the individual and their family.
    • Recognise that people have skills, abilities and expertise, using these to inform the organisation’s growth and progress
    • Involve and include people in evaluation and decision making at all levels of the organisation
    • Campaign to ensure the rights of people with a learning disability and their families are respected and that have access to the services they need, to challenge the boundaries of discrimination
  • Overview

    Established: August 1961

    Registered Charity Number: 1004431

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 30

    Part time staff: 87

    Volunteers: 117

    Phone number: 01923 713620

    Address: The Old Town Hall 105 High Street Rickmansworth WD3 1AN

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website