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.





Don’t Miss Out …

Croydon Mencap is working  to raise awareness about the importance of being on a GP’s Learning Disability Register to get better healthcare.   Please see campaign leaflet below …

Don’t Miss Out flyer




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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Croydon Mencap
Portland House
678 London Road
Thornton Heath

Tel: 020 8684 5890

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