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
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!
On May 3rd 2019, 10 members went on a minibus trip to Dockey Wood to have a walk round the Bluebells. They then drove to Ashridge to the café where they sampled the scones they sell there.
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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