There are 33,000 people with a learning disability in Northern Ireland; everything we do is about making sure they are valued equally, listened to and included.
How can we help you?
Explore our advice, support services and projects, as well as the different ways of getting involved in our work to support people with a learning disability in Northern Ireland
Learning Disability Week 2017
Its Learning Disability Week and Mencap NI is calling on businesses in Northern Ireland to employ more people with a learning disability to raise awareness of the benefits of employing someone with a learning disability. Daniel, from West Belfast is a General Assistant with the Valet Team at SERE Motors on the Boucher Road in Belfast, following an initial job placement supported by Mencap, Daniel has now completed two years paid employment, working three days a week.Read Daniel’s Story
Contact us for help and advice
If you live in Northern Ireland and would like advice on services or any learning disability issues, please contact one of our offices across Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Helpline is also available for advice and information about learning disability which can help you to find the right support in your area.Get in touch
Receive emails from Mencap Northern Ireland
Sign up to receive emails from us and we'll keep you up to date on our work, as well as fundraising opportunities, campaigns and how you can get involved.Sign up to emails
Mencap Centre in Belfast
It's been a year since Mencap Centre was officially opened by the First and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland.
The centre is the first of its kind for Mencap, and is a radical step for the future of children and young people with a learning disability, and their families, across Northern Ireland.
Find out more about this amazing facility.Find out more
Volunteer with us
We work with volunteers who are as passionate about supporting people with a learning disability as we are.
We've got volunteering roles to suit different skill sets, time commitments and interests.
Find out what opportunities are available in your area.Find out more
#StepUp4Mencap at the Belfast City Marathons
The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 17 September 2017.
You can sign up now for the half marathon!
By challenging yourself and signing up you can help children and young people with a learning disability to live the life they choose.