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Croydon Mencap represents the interests of people with learning disabilities, their families and carers within the London Borough of Croydon.

We are a charitable voluntary organisation and registered charity with our own Board of voluntary Trustees/Directors. Croydon Mencap’s purpose is to provide advice, information and support through a range of projects and services. Croydon Mencap is affiliated to Royal Mencap but is not financially supported or governed by its National body.





World Down Syndrome Day

21st March is World Down Syndrome Day – have a look at the video “Love That Extra Chromosome”, (link below)…


GP Survey for Carers – Can you help?


Are you a carer aged 18 or over, looking after a friend, family member, partner or neighbour who couldn’t manage without your help? The Carers’ Information Service would like to hear about your GP experience.

By sharing your experiences, you will help us get an overall picture of GP support for carers across the borough. Your views will help us push for better GP services for carers locally.

You can take the survey online by clicking the link below:

Paper copies of the form are also available at the Carers Support Centre – the completed paper forms can be handed in or sent to the Carers Support Centre, 24 George Street, Croydon, CR0 1PB.  If you need any further information, please contact the Carers’ Information Service on the contact details below.

A printable version of the survey is available to download and complete with a pen, here: Carer GP Survey Questions



The deadline for completed forms is 31st March 2017.

Thanks very much for your help.

Carers’ Information Service
Carers Support Centre, 24 George Street, Croydon CR0 1PB
Tel: 020 8649 9339 (option 1)
Direct Line: 020 8649 6288


Supported Internships

Supported internships are study programmes based with an employer and are available for young people aged 16 to 24 who have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Please see leaflet below for more information.

Supported Internships

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‘Just for Us’ Disco

Blog_Disco2 Red‘Just for Us’ Disco 7.30pm -10.30pm, Croydon Vision, Bedford Hall on the 7th April 2017




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“Talking About Adult Social Care” Event

Please see the invitation and programme below for the next Croydon Adult Social Services User Panel (CASSUP) ‘Talking About Adult Social Care’ event on 9th March.

The focus of the event will be changes to Advocacy services in Croydon.

This is a free information event for people who use Adult Social Services and their carers.

Details of how to book are on the attached flyer…





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Croydon Mencap
Portland House
678 London Road
Thornton Heath

Tel: 020 8684 5890

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