Dacorum Mencap supports people with learning disability, their families and carers, in the Borough of Dacorum in Hertfordshire, UK. This includes the towns of Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted and Tring, plus surrounding villages. Dacorum Mencap is affiliated to Royal Mencap and was founded in 1952.
We provide a focal point for everyone involved with learning disability, covering all ages and disabilities.
Come and meet us at our regular Drop In. Every Tuesday 12 – 2pm at St Mary’s Church, Old Town Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3AE
We have a fundraising event coming up:
American Square Dance at JFK School on Saturday 14th November, click here for more information and how to get tickets. Ticket price includes fish and chip supper. Guaranteed a great night out!
Here is a handy guide for service users and families in relation to holidays / short breaks, providers of supported holidays and some links to grant funding.
Download the guide here
Our directory was written in 2009, so much of it was out of date.
Click here to download the 2014 version
Our nightclub nights are always the first Wednesday of the month, so the next Ministry of Mencap will be on September 2nd, 7.00pm ’til 10.00pm. Please note that the venue has changed to “Mode” which is at 156 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1BA (formerly “Verve”). We only offer care on site to our ROAR members, but it is open to anyone with a learning disability, their family, friends and carers. £5 entrance on the door, one free carer per person.
Please note the new venue.
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