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
At Gateway in March 2019, we welcomed a 10 piece Ukulele band called “Katies Jumping Fleas” who entertained us for the evening. It was a fun and happy night for our members, plus the staff, and we hope to invite them back soon. Message from the band was “We had a blast! We loved every second of the evening – wonderful. We are happy to play anytime for your Gateway Club”
Dacorum Mencap’s Got Talent was held in January 2019 where our members performed their chosen acts in front of the 4 judges. A great atmosphere and a fun night for everyone there. This was at Berkhamsted Football Club as part of our ROAR programme.
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).
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