Helpline: 0808 808 1111 Leaning Disability Helpline
Email: helpline@mencap.org.uk

Description of service

The Learning Disability Helpline provides information and advice on issues that affect the life of people with a learning disability, their families, carers and supporters. The helpline provides information and advice on issues such as community care, money and benefits, mental capacity, diagnosis, employment for people with a learning disability, relationships, and special educational needs. Can signpost callers to relevant local organisations, and offer more in-depth casework where this is appropriate. Further support includes factsheets and other resources to support callers, including easy read material to support people with a learning disability. Website provides further information and family members can also seek peer support at the online community https://www.mencap.org.uk/familyhub

Key Focus

Services for people with a learning disability, families and carers

Age Range

All ages

Opening Times

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Area Of Operation

Whole of UK

Referral Method

Self referral

Registered Charity Number

222377

Registered Company Number

550457