Hertsmere Mencap Resume Face to Face Activities

On the Tuesday 20th April face to face activities resumed with the ever popular Jubilee Club. Members enjoyed playing pool and catching up with old friends. At our hugely enjoyable […]

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Hertsmere Mencap is a local charity supporting people with a learning disability in Borehamwood, Potters Bar, Bushey, Elstree, Radlett and beyond. We have transformed the lives of hundreds of people in our community, by leading them out of isolation and helping them make friends, learn new skills and provide support and advice.

We are here for you – children, family and wider family too

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Adult Activities

Our Daily Activities are designed to focus on building confidence, learning new skills and making friends. Taking place during the weekdays, our activities are led by professionals experienced in working with learning disabilities. From arts and crafts to drama and aerobics, there is something for everyone. Your first session is free!

Cost: £5 per session
Duration: approx 1.5 hours
Location: Local venues in Borehamwood

Noah’s Ark Playscheme

Noah’s Ark provides a valuable respite care service for children with disabilities and their siblings. Noah’s Ark provides trips to adventure playgrounds, farms, sailing, soft play, theatre and bowling, as well as onsite activities such as visiting pets, music groups and entertainers.

Member Support

We offer a range of support for our members and their families.

If you would like more information on Member Support, please contact our Head of Communications on:

Email: HDcomm@hertsmeremencap.org.uk
Mobile: 07938 722619

Our Values

Inclusive. People with a learning disability are at the heart of everything we do
Recognise differences. Our approach is tailored to individual needs
Trustworthy. When we promise something, we don’t let people down
Caring. We treat everyone with respect and kindness
Positive. We encourage everyone to take the best from life and all that it offers

If you are looking for support or advice please contact Karen, Head of Communications on:
Email: HDcomm@hertsmeremencap.org.uk
Mobile: 07938 722619

Mencap activities are good, I go to lots of the activities, it gives me confidence and I meet nice people

Jason, Member

The best thing about Hertsmere Mencap is the activities, I like the social aspect, I have people to talk to and that makes me happy, I look forward to coming. Art is my favourite

Courtney, Member

I feel privileged to be able to spend some time with these incredible people. I go home buzzing after a Mencap volunteering session. Can’t even begin to put it into words

Alex, Volunteer

Adult Activities

Join us for a range of weekly activities, such as arts and crafts, dance aerobics, drama and social clubs or just a coffee and chat.

Noah's Ark Playscheme

Our scheme runs for one week at Easter and four weeks during the Summer holidays, Monday – Friday 10.00am – 3.00pm. We also hold activity days during the winter holidays.