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.
We need your help! The Aviva Community Fund supports a variety of good causes and we have entered their competition to win funding for our “Chill and Chat” service. We stand to win £5000-£10,000, but we need your votes.
Please vote for us at https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-3991
Once registered, you get 10 votes to use – voting is from 24 October until 21 November. Please vote and pass this link on to anyone you think might vote as well!
Chill and Chat needs you! …
“Bringing us Together” in partnership with NHS England, is holding a workshop from 10 am until 2 pm on Thursday, 19th October 2017, at the Holiday Inn in Bloomsbury – Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT.
Please see flyer for details …
If you care for an elderly or disabled person who may be at risk if you fell ill, or if you receive Carer’s Allowance, you are entitled to a free NHS flu jab.
See poster below for details on how to receive your jab at the Carers Support Centre in Croydon. No need to book – just turn up! Please note that jabs will be provided on a first-come, first served basis. You can also receive a free flu jab from your GP or local pharmacist. The Carers Support Centre is at 24 George Street, Croydon, CR0 1PB.
Free Information Event – Thursday 28 September
Croydon Council is running an information event for people who use Croydon Adult Social Services and their carers.
Please see below for details on how to book your place…
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From September, our Chill and Chat service will be running at two venues:
Tuesdays: 10.00 am-12.00 pm at Malling Close Children’s Centre, Malling Close, Croydon, CR0 7YD
Fridays: 10.00 am-2.30 pm at Shirley Children’s Centre, 34 Lilac Gardens, Shirley, Croydon, CR0 8NR.