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 April 23rd 2018
We were invited to celebrate the launch of Love Andover Radio 95.9 FMRead more
Published March 29th 2018
How a wonderful learning difficulties drama group has grown to become major performers in Andover Town.Read more
Published March 20th 2018
Wednesday, March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day. They are asking every person with Down's syndrome to tell the world 'what you bring to your community.' One young man, Jonathon Hall, brought something very precious to his community. He brought change, but not only change but dignity, choice and independence for many learning disabled adults.Read more
Published March 16th 2018
On March 23rd, Victoria Cheshire, volunteer at Andover and District Mencap, is holding a purple tea break at The Wellington Centre to raise awareness for 'Purple day.' You can pop into Room 1 between 10 and 1 for a cup of tea, a purple cupcake and a nice break.Read more
Published February 28th 2018
Nicknamed the Beast from the East, Siberia has sent us a late winter present of snow. Temperatures have dropped to -6 degrees in some places and here are our tips for our support workers and clients about travelling around in the snow.Read more