Mencap supports thousands of people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose and to and be part of their local communities. 

We help to give give children with a learning disability the best start in life. As well as this we help with getting people with a learning disability paid and unpaid work experience opportunities, finding a home of their own and supporting their social connections, enabling them to live fully inclusive lives just the same as everyone else. 

Two women holding signs

How your support helps

As a corporate partner, your support will help transform the lives of children, young people and adults with a learning disability, right here in Northern Ireland.

We work with local businesses to create partnerships that are mutually beneficial, and that deliver real change in your local community.

Your support will make a difference to thousands of local people with a learning disability and their families.

£10 could fund two calls to our helpline from people who urgently need advice.

£25 could help us provide an information pack for families who have just found out that their baby has been diagnosed with learning disabilities.

£35 could provide support workers at a specialist garden activity group for people with a learning disability giving them the chance to learn new skills and make friends.

£100 could pay for a day long training course to help someone with a learning disability learn the skills needed to get a job that suits their skills.

£200 could pay for a special day out at an activity centre for young people with a learning disability helping to boost their confidence and learn new skills.

£500 could pay for a month of music therapy for children with a learning disability allowing them to learn in a fun, interactive way whilst giving them a chance to express their feelings using music.

£1,000 could pay for an item of bespoke specialist equipment which fits with a child’s specific needs like a chair or frame.

Donate to Mencap

There are 33,000 people with a learning disability in Northern Ireland.

We want to provide these people with the right support and help them have their say and live more independently.

By donating to Mencap you will be helping people with a learning disability develop skills and gain confidence to live a fulfilling and active life.

Donate now

You might also like

Fundraising at work

Find out how your employers can support our fundraising activities
Read more

Current corporate partners

Find out about our current charity of the year partnerships
Read more

Community Fundraising in Northern Ireland

Click to find out more about how you can support Mencap - you'll find something for everyone
Read more