We take pride in our history. We have been serving the communities of Andover and the surrounding areas for over 50 years. What started out as a concerned group of parents whose children had a learning disability, has now turned into a charity which has over 7000 people access our community services.
1962 - 1964 – The Beginning - The Anton Companions
1964 – 1970 - ‘The Andover Society for Mentally Handicapped Children’ is Born
1970s – We become Andover and District Mencap
1980s – Developing Supported Living
1988 – 2000 – Generous Legacies from the Local Community and Developing our Services
2000 – 2004 Expanding our Services
2004 – 2014 – The Wellington Centre and our 50th Anniversary