Brilliant Blue Monday at Andover & District Mencap

Blue Monday is traditionally the 3rd Monday in January. It's creator Dr Cliff Arnall says he intended phrase to inspire people to take action and make bold life decisions however its taken on a negative connotation. A lot of people associate Blue Monday with depression and feeling blue.

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The Co-op picks Andover and District Mencap to be one of its local charities

The Co-op has choosen Andover and District Mencap (ADM) as one of its local charitites.

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Donate your Christmas card money to Andover and District Mencap.

Christmas cards are on the decline with 49% of the British population preferring to send holiday greetings online. In the office and at local companies, however, cards are still a preferred way to mark special occasions. At Christmas big company sections often choose to donate the money their staff would spend on Christmas cards. This saves on embarrassment and for some cuts out the middleman.

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New Ambassadors announced for Andover and District Mencap

Andover and District Mencap are proud and excited to announce that we have two New Ambassadors.

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Shining Stars awards 2017

The Shining Star awards are a way for everyone in Andover and District Mencap (ADM) to get involved to help us celebrate those individuals who go above and beyond! Our Shining Star awards recognize the individuals that really make a difference. On October 15th we announced this year's recipients.

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Employment and Support Allowance and Prescription Charges-benefit advice

Recently we have received a number of enquiries and concerns about learning disabled people who have been issued with a fine because they have been told that they are not exempt from healthcare charges such as prescription costs, dental and eye care charges. Obviously, there is confusion as the people concerned are on benefits and have assumed that they are exempt from charges.

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Andover man Mark Goodson wins Purple Leaf award for his role in Grenfell fire.

On Tuesday 18th, Mark Goodson, was awarded the Purple leaf award by Andover and District Mencap.

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There are changes we will be talking about at the AGM.

In 2012 the members and Trustees of Andover and District Mencap (ADM) voted to change the name of the organisation. This decision followed discussions in relation to Royal Mencap’s planned partnership agreement and the desire of the organisation to keep its own identity and build upon its work within Andover and the surrounding district.

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Why become a member of Andover and District Mencap

Being a local independent charity, we rely heavily on the support of the local community to carry on providing clubs and activities, welfare support and campaigning issues on your behalf. By becoming a member you are helping to secure Andover and District Mencap’s future.

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Andover and District Mencap have won a free Mini bus from Abacus vehicle hire

Mencap have been picked from over 150 companies by Abacus Vehicle hire, Andover to win a 17 seater mini-bus

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The Main Event better than before

The Main Event was a fantastic night organised by Councillor Iris Andersen and owner of ‘Let Me Drive You’ chauffeur service, Christopher Jackson.

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Trustees Required

We are looking for people who would like to make a difference to those with learning disabilities.

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Sleep In Crisis

Government changes to 'sleep-in' payments are threatening to take away vital support from thousands of disabled people. This support allows them to live a safe and independent life in the community. The care sector has been landed with a massive £400 million bill and many providers now face bankruptcy. This could mean the end of social care as we know it. The Government are being asked to urgently commit to paying this bill as the sector cannot afford it. Government caused this problem only they can fix it.

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Andover and District Mencap's Shining Stars

Our annual awards to celebrate the achievements of our staff team.

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Armed Forces Day

Andover and District Mencap support LoveAndover in celebrating Armed Forces Day 2017

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Charity Golf Day

Love golf? Do you want to play more over the summer? Want to do something good for charity? Well look no further... Put together a team of 4 and come and join us on Friday 14th July at Dummer Golf Club for our second charity golf day to help raise funds for ADM's Stephen's Ark appeal.

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Digital Marketing Officer Role (Temp)

We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At Andover & District Mencap we are currently looking for a Digital Marketing Officer to come and join our team. You will join us on a temporary basis over the summer and receive a competitive wage of up to £420 per week (hours negotiable)

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Screwfix Foundation Donate £5000

Screwfix Foundation to Donate £5000 to help refurbish an Andover and District Mencap property that provides accommodation to adults with learning disabilities.

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Stephen's Ark

This year, we are undertaking a huge project in moving our children's respite facility Stephen's Ark. By moving Stephen's Ark to a new location, we can make it even more accessible, enabling more families and carers of children and young people with severe and profound learning disabilities to access the services we provide.

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ADM Golf Day

Join us for our annual charity golf day raising funds for our children's respite home - Stephen's Ark. Key Information: Date: Friday 14th July 2017 Time: Arrival 11 am. First Tee 13.04pm Venue: Dummer Golf Club, Down Street, Dummer, Hampshire. RG25 2AD Cost: £50 per person, Teams will be made up of 4 players (£200 per team) Format: Texas Scramble

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Saints Foundation Charity of Choice

We are proud to announce that throughout the 2016/17 football season, the Saints Foundation, on behalf of Southampton Football Club, have selected us as one of 5 charities to receive exclusive support with our fundraising efforts.

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Andover and District Mencap

Enabling Choice & Independence

The Wellington Centre

Winchester Rd, Andover
Hampshire, SP10 2EG


Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 17.00

General enquiries:

01264 321840
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