• 21 Marquis Court
    Tenth Avenue, Team Valley Trad
    Tyne & Wear
    NE11 0RU
Mencap, a national charitable organisation with a local base in Gateshead


The UK's leading learning disabilities charitable organisation with its regional base in Gateshead

Mencap Is a charitable organisation who fights for equal rights, challenges attitudes and prejudice and campaigns for greater opportunities with regard to learning disabilities. They also provide an invaluable service, support and advice to meet people's needs throughout their lives


They are an individual membership charitable organisation with a local network and the North East base is run from their office on the Team Valley in Gateshead


Mencap charity offers support for:

  • Housing
  • Community & Leisure activities
  • Education & Employment

They also offer information and advice and are proactive campaigners for people with learning disabilities


As with all charities, there is a great need to raise money through fundraising and donations, to continue their vital work. Every penny donated or raised in the North East by Mencap, stays in the North East and the funds are used for the continuing support of the 52,000 people living with a learning disability in the region


The North East regional office in Gateshead have put together a fun calendar of events that can be viewed on The Best Of Gateshead events pages or by clicking here. Donations are always welcome too


To give a donation, follow the email link above or call 0191 487 0444


If you need help and support, you can call our Learning Disability helpline service on 0808 808 111



Learning Disability Charitable Organisation


Please mention The Best Of Gateshead when contacting Mencap charity

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