Welcome to Dacorum Mencap!

Dacorum Mencap

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 a social activity programme for our members.


Our Latest News

2022 Update

We were back online for activities in January and February, but we are back face-to-face in March. Brilliant!!!

Crafty Friends

In November 2021, we joined our friends to do fun craft things in one of our face-to-face activities.

Box Clever with Mencap

In November 2021, Chris came to our face-to-face activities to teach us Boxercise again.

2021 Update

ROAR on Zoom

Well what a busy 18 months we have had. We stopped our face to face activities and moved onto video chats using Facebook Messenger and Zoom, plus telephone calls to members without social media access.
On Zoom, we have done 36 discos, 12 Zumba classes, 18 ROARing Sarres, 32 Groove, 6 Boxercise classes, 545 video chats, plus thousands of phone calls.
We restarted face to face activities in June 2021 and put some Covid-19 rules in place to keep everyone safe and well.

Our Services Leaflet

For an easily printable, detailed description of the services provided by Dacorum Mencap, please download our Services Leaflet (MS Word or PDF).

Previous News Items

For completeness, previous news items are available here.

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