Contact us

We can help you make an informed decision on whether setting up a discretionary trust for your loved one is right for you and your family.

Call us on 020 7696 6932 or email us at mtc@mencap.org.uk.

Protect their future

If you’ve been thinking about setting up a trust for a family member who has a learning disability (and/or autism), contact us today to explore your options. You may want to:

  • safeguard their benefits and entitlements
  • ensure legal or financial responsibility for your family member is not placed on family or friends
  • make allowances for unforeseen family circumstances that could prevent other family members taking on the trust — like poor health or premature death
  • appoint a trustee who is well informed about learning disability rights and the needs of people with a learning disability
  • choose a permanent, professional body who is experienced in trust law.

How can we help you?

Mencap Trust Club: Just add tea and cake!

Last year, Mencap Trust Company decided to start a Trust Club, where clients of the company and their families can meet up to socialise and discuss their experiences relating to the trust, learning disability or anything else they wish!

Hear from Julie Schwarz, Director of Mencap Trust Company,  about the most recent meeting of the Mencap Trust Club.

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Finding and funding a place to call home

Golden Lane Housing (GLH) is a charity and a registered housing provider, and like Mencap Trust Company, is part of Mencap.

GLH is expert in finding innovative and suitable supported housing for people with a learning disability. Mencap Trust Company is expert in managing and using discretionary trust funds to make a difference to each beneficiary’s life.

Working together we can help make sure your loved one is well supported in the right home for them.

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Planning for your loved one's future

Hear from Julie Schwarz, Director of Mencap Trust Company, about discretionary trusts and how they can be an effective way of achieving financial security for your loved one.

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