Welcome to Dacorum Mencap!

Dacorum Mencap


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

Our Latest News

Fundraising events

Posted on Friday, July 31st by: Elaine Precious

We have two fundraising events coming up:

Quiz Night at Adeyfield Community Centre on Friday 18th September, click here for more information and how to get tickets.

American Square Dance at JFK School on Saturday 14th November, click here for more information and how to get tickets.

Both events will be great fun and involve food!

Holiday Information Guide

Posted on Monday, January 12th by: Elaine Precious

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

May Nightclub Date

Posted on Wednesday, December 11th by: Elaine Precious

Our nightclub nights are always the first Wednesday of the month, so the next Ministry of Mencap will be on May 6th , 7.00pm ’til 10.00pm at The Function Rooms, Waterhouse Street, Hemel Hempstead. 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. There is level access and a disabled toilet. £5 entrance on the door, one free carer per person.

Please note the new start time – 7pm.


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