Lambeth Mencap

Lambeth Mencap

Charity information

Lambeth Mencap

Supporting Adults with a Learning Disability

Founded 1953

  • Mission statement

    Lambeth Mencap is a well-established local charity which provides a range of services to adults with learning disabilities and their families. Established in 1953, the organisation has played a key role in helping to shape local services and involvement in service planning remains an important element of our work.
    Over the last ten years or so, Lambeth Mencap has grown to become a significant provider of services and has considerably extended the volume and range of its services and projects.

    Core values
    As an organisation we believe that every person:
    Has value and should be treated with dignity and respect
    Has the right to privacy and to feel free from unnecessary intrusion in their lives
    Should have access to community leisure facilities
    Has the right to daily living opportunities in order to develop skills of independence, which includes being able to take a degree of calculated risk
    Should be supported in having a valued network of relationships
    Should be able to make choices in their lives

  • Aims

    Lambeth Mencap aims to:

    • To promote the independence of adults with learning disabilities
    • To enable adults with learning disabilities to access services and engage in their communities.
  • Overview

    Established: February 1953

    Registered Charity Number: 1048540

    Phone number: 0208 655 7714

    Address: 43 Knights Hill, West Norwood. London, Se27 0HS

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  • Community Computer Project

    To enable adults with a learning disability and their carers, access to and support with i... More
  • Multi Activity Project

    Lambeth Mencap have set up a Multi Activity Centre Project, and is fundraising for the res... More