Dacorum Mencap supports people with a 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 various services for adults with learning disabilities.
Come and meet us at our regular Drop In. Every Tuesday 12 – 2pm at St Mary’s Church Hall, Old Town Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3AE
24 of us went to Southend for the day on Wednesday 17th July 2019. The sun was shining and we went down the pier on a train, played crazy golf, some went to the amusements and fun fair. We had our picnic by the sea plus an ice cream. We all met up for fish and chips before getting the coach back to Gadebridge Park.
On Friday 31st May 2019, 24 Dacorum Mencap members and staff set off to Caldecotte Xperience in Bletchley. We stayed in 2 Mongolian Yurts which were great. We took part in 7 activities over the weekend (crate stacking, zorbing, archery, caving, bushcraft, wheely boats & rafted canoes) and everyone had an amazing time. Our members went above and beyond trying new activities and there was so much laughter from us all. We arrived back in Hemel on Sunday late afternoon, despite pleas to stay longer!
Our nightclub nights are always the first Wednesday of the month, from 7pm – 10pm at Mode Nightclub, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead. We only offer care on site to our ROAR members, but it is open to anyone with a learning disability and their carers. £6 entrance on the door, one free carer per person.
For an easily printable, detailed description of the services provided by Dacorum Mencap, please download our Services Leaflet (MS Word or PDF).
For completeness, previous news items are available here.
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