Our vision is that all people with learning disabilities, their families and carers are valued and treated as equals. They should be able to achieve their ambitions in life.
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“The support I get from the staff is difficult to explain; whatever me or my son needs, they find a way to help. We cannot thank the staff enough“.
“Leeds Mencap has made a huge impact on my son’s and my own life. The friendly, helpful and advisory role they play in a family setup is amazing”.
“I really look forward to attending the Siblings group each week. It is a friendly, warm and welcoming place. No one judges each other and everyone gets along well and has fun.”
“The family support worker has helped me emotionally and has helped me extend my support system by supporting me in attending groups which benefit me and my family. She has also informed me of social activities my family can access which I’m grateful for”.
Jim and Emily
Emily was born with a rare brain disorder which affects her eyesight and coordination. She also has a learning disability and this meant that growing up she needed extra support at school and home. She found it difficult to access social activities because of a lack of support for individuals with additional needs.Find out more
Grace and Molly
Before we came to Leeds Mencap, I was constantly anxious and stressed about ensuring I supported and encouraged Molly’s development on a daily basis.Find out more
Molly- My Experience with the Siblings group
Hello, my name is Molly, I’m 14 years old and I have been coming to the Siblings Group at Leeds Mencap since I was 8 years old.Find out more