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Greenwich Mencap runs a range of support services for Adults and Children with learning disabilities and their families in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Established over 60 years ago, we continue to campaign to ensure

that the rights of people with learning disabilities are respected and that their voices are heard.

Latest News -

Accreditation achieved as an approved Training Centre in:

Health & Social Care Level 2 & 3, specialising in Learning Disability.Image result for cache logo

Our CEO has been nominated in the National Diversity Awards, please search here and type in Andrew Waite to vote for us:

https://nominate.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/

Equality Registered .

Greenwich Office – 02083052245 Open every week day 10am-4pm apart from Bank Holidays

Woolwich Office – 02088546261 Open every week day 9:30am-3:30pm apart from Bank Holidays




Our vision is set for the next 3-5 years:


Unit 4, Hopyard Studios

The Movement

13 Lovibond Lane

Greenwich SE10 9FY

We are proud to support Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust  Black History Month.

Black Hostory - Roger Kline

Black History Month - Lush

Roger Kline (Author) states

“Diversity Improves Innovation & Teamwork”

Jake Attwood is running the Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for Greenwich Mencap. Jake is hoping to raise £2,000 or more!

Show your support and make donations at:

http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JakeAttree

Jake Attree

Have you signed up for the Santa Run on 6th December?

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Speak to the Greenwich Mencap office team on 020 83052245.

What’s On for Adults?

  • Bowling
  • Meals Out
  • Lunchtime Drop-in
  • Games Night

Events for Adults with a Learning Disability

Events for Children with a Learning Disability

We have also seen some exciting changes at the Riverwood Projects- with the introduction of furniture painting and gardening workshops. Riverwood are holding an open day on April 31st from 10am-3:30pm at their Woolwich workshop. Come along to find out about attending Riverwood and see the fantastic work that they do.

Riverwood Products
To view the products made by our Riverwood Team Members, visit the Riverwood Products Page.

Riverwood Wishing Well

We held a Money Skills Workshop with GAD. Barclays Bank staff came to the Forum to give advice for Adults with a Learning Disability on managing their money. Those who attended the event said that they had enjoyed the workshop and found it useful.

What’s On for Children?

Campaigns.

Greenwich Mencap not only supports people with a learning disability and their carers – we also lend our voice to theirs in raising issues and concerns affecting the lives of people with a learning disability. Whether that be education, employment, social lives or care – Greenwich Mencap will always campaign for the best possible services for people with a learning disability.

As an affiliate to national Mencap, and with a membership in the hundreds across the borough and beyond, we are a strong organisation and we know the impact we can have when we all speak with one voice.

At the same time, we will always alert our members to those times when they can let their own opinions be heard. All too often the views of people with a learning disability go unnoticed. Communication is often a barrier, while carers are frequently too busy caring to fully assert themselves. In these cases, Greenwich Mencap is here to support.

If there is an issue you believe in, and you think we should know about it, or do more to help bring about changes, we’d love to hear from you.

Contact us on 0208 305  2245.
andrew@greenwichmencap.org.uk