We are Andover and District Mencap.
An independent, not for profit, community minded charity supporting and advocating for adults and children with learning disabilities, their families and carers.
Published September 21st 2020
Throughout Covid-19 we have practical steps, implementing robust measures to ensure the welfare of our internal and external stakeholders.Read more
Published August 7th 2020
On Friday 5th June 2020 we secured a £24,190 grant from The National Lottery Community Fund. The funding will ensure the people we support are equipped and able to fully participate in arts, crafts, activities, competitions and online engagements with their friends whilst our on-site social enterprise service is closed.Read more
Published February 14th 2020
It was with great sadness that we received the news that Mike Holland had passed away on 7th January 2020. Mike had been involved with Andover and District Mencap since the 1980’s, his daughter Sally was born with learning disabilities which was how the family started their long association with the charity.Read more
Published December 20th 2019
A group of people with learning disabilities in Andover are encouraging others to join them in their weekly drama class, which they say has helped improve their mental health.Read more
Published December 10th 2019
In 2020 Andover and District Mencap, with the help of HCC, TVBC and Andover Town Council want to make Andover a Makaton Friendly Town.Read more