Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.


Type of service:
Forums And Support Networks
Royal Mencap Society, 123 Golden Lane, Islington, London EC1Y 0RT
Telephone number:
08088081111 (Helpline)
Email address:
Service description:
Mencap are a national charity that aims to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and their families. They have a network of over 400 local groups that enable them to reach people across the UK. Mencap’s services include:

Online Advice and Support
Finding the right information and support can be confusing. Mencap can help.

FamilyHub -
An online community for parents and family carers.

Mencap Direct - Help and Advice Line
Please call 0808 808 1111 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5:30pm) or email

Employ Me - Work and Careers Service
Mencap can help you (or someone you care for) develop the skills they need for the workplace. CV writing, interview practice, role-play, whatever it takes.

Golden Lane Housing
A social housing provider, and one of the UK’s largest supported housing landlords for people with a learning disability.

Mencap meet with people to arrange personally-designed activities, where they can be supported on a one-to-one basis or in groups. They also help people attend Mencap and other community groups.

Wills and Trusts - Planning for the Future
Mencap can help you with the vital task of providing financial stability for your child’s future. They offer free and impartial information to help you when considering your options.

Mencap Trust Company Ltd
An independent, not-for-profit, discretionary trust service to help you plan a financially secure future for those you leave behind.

Short Breaks and Respite Services
Mencap can provide support in the family home or in the community. In some areas they also have building-based short breaks facilities. They can also enable individuals to take a short break away from home.

Details of the Northampton Branch of Mencap:

Address: The Boughton Centre, Ransome Road, Northampton, NN4 8AA
Phone: 01604 874710
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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