Organisation/Service Details

Organisation or Service
Barnet Mencap
Description of activity

Barnet Mencap provides advice, information and support for parent/carers of children with learning disabilities and special educational needs with telephone and one-to-one support on a range of issues including education, health, housing, benefits and other matters. There are parenting programmes and workshops throughout the year.

Open Door provides drop-in sessions at Newstead’s and Barnfield Children's Centres for under 5s. There are activities for children and young people aged 11-18 including arts & crafts, dance and circus skills. Take a Break provides short breaks for families and is funded by the council and through personal budgets.

Through Bright Futures, Barnet Mencap offers advice, information and support for people with learning disabilities and/or autism from the age of 18. There is an extensive range of leisure and learning activities and support to find paid work and training.

Please check the Barnet Mencap website for more information.

Contact Details

Address 1
Barnet Mencap, 35 Hendon Lane, Finchley
N3 1RT


Type of Service
Information, advice and support Community and leisure
Age Range
Early years (0-5 years old) Primary school (5-11 years old) Secondary school (11-16 years old) Preparing for adulthood (16-25 years old)
Learning difficulty Autism/Aspergers
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Inclusion within this directory does not represent a recommendation or endorsement. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information published, however London Borough of Barnet, Barnet Education and Learning Service (BELS) and Barnet CCG cannot accept any liability should any of the providers listed fail to meet any standard requirement. London Borough of Barnet, Barnet Education and Learning Service (BELS) and Barnet CCG will not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the information or any error contained within the Local Offer directories by third parties.


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