Harrow Mencap is the primary campaigning organisation and the leading voice and provider of personalised services for people with learning disabilities in Harrow. Harrow Mencap works with over 500 people each year offering a lifetime of personalised care and support from childhood through to older age.
Harrow Mencap runs a number of grant funded projects promoting inclusion, participation, community engagement. Supporting people with learning disabilities to speak up on issues ranging from welfare reform, health, transport, voting to housing.
Involving people is at the heart of the way Harrow Mencap works. People who use the services feel a strong sense of ownership because they are involved at all levels of service provision and provision. Harrow Mencap is passionate about enabling people to have their voices heard and become active citizens.
Set up in 1946 by a group of passionate parents who came together to fight for the rights of their learning disabled children, Harrow Mencap started life in a little wooden hut in Rayners Lane. As parents of children with learning disabilities Jim and Lillian Snell with Hilda Drew and the Simcox family got together to offer each other support and campaign for the rights of disabled children.
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