Ipswich Mencap (formerly Ipswich Society for Mentally Handicapped Children & Adults)

Ipswich Mencap (formerly Ipswich Society for Mentally Handicapped Children & Adults)

Charity information

Ipswich Mencap (formerly Ipswich Society for Mentally Handicapped Children & Adults)

To provide respite care and to support people with learning disabilities and the wider community. To provide skills and social interaction

Founded 1961

  • Mission statement

    • Listen to people with a learning disability.
    • Fight for changes for people with a learning disability, their families and supporter.
    • Want and need to support all people living with a learning disability in all parts of their lives.
    • Give excellent information and advice in all areas.
    • Work with people and groups that want the same things we do.
    • Offer leisure activities to people with learning disabilities.
    • Fundraise for the provision of Respite Care.

  • Aims

    Ipswich Mencap (formerly Ipswich Society for Mentally Handicapped Children & Adults) aims to:

    • Our aim is to raise £1k pounds in the next two years to build a new respite care home. The present one is old but serviceable. We would like a new one similar to a hotel where people will want to stay
  • Overview

    Established: September 1961

    Registered Charity Number: 260532

    Board members: 13

    Volunteers: 13

    Phone number: 07766 103563

    Address: 189 Highfield Road Ipswich IP1 6DH

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