Helping with housing issues

Midland Mencap can help with all kinds of housing issues, from finding the right place to live to ensuring you get the right care and support to meet your daily needs. For more info contact 0121 442 2944 or email info@midlandmencap.org.uk Guardian article on disability housing

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How Budget Cuts Will Affect Services in Birmingham

Midland Mencap Response to How Budget Cuts Will Affect Services in Birmingham Last Tuesday BCC confirmed its budget for 2017/18. As you may know Midland Mencap has been extremely active in the #saveoursupport campaign arguing there should be no cuts to vital support services to vulnerable citizens. Though the Council

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Under Lock and Key

Dispatches, Under lock and Key: Following last nights screening of Under Lock and Key we think it’s very important to say things can be different. We absolutely believe that person and family centred approaches to housing, care and support can deliver high quality local outcomes that mean individuals do not

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February Half Term with Midland Mencap

Over the course of the February Half Term the Midland Mencap Children and Young Persons service ran 12 sessions delivered at 3 venues and reaching over 100 young people. Our theme for the week was Discovery with the aim that all the children and young people would try or learn

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When is a Disability not a Disability?

We’re exceptionally disappointed at Midland Mencap by this article and the absurd suggestion that having a learning disability, often with associated additional sensory or health issues, may be no longer evidence that an individual has a recognised disability with regard to welfare benefit support. We will continue to campaign vigorously

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#SaveOurSupport Flash Mob Press Release

As Birmingham City Council meet to finalise the budget, which contains £5m of cuts to vital housing support services to the city’s most vulnerable citizens, the #SaveOurSupport campaign will be out in force supporting St. Basil’s in an awareness raising Flash Mob in Birmingham City centre at 12pm on Monday

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Accessible Cycling at Sutton Park

Over 100 people of all ages, many who had never ridden a bike before, attended our accessible cycling day at Clifton Road outdoor Centre, Sutton Coldfield. People were able to try out a wide variety of accessible bikes as well as go on supported 5km rides across Sutton Park. Everyone

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#SaveOurSupport Midland Mencap leads mass lobby to Council House!

Midland Mencap, in conjunction with partner organisations, is organising a mass lobby at Birmingham City’s Council House to oppose planned disability service cuts #SaveOurSupport Midland Mencap has today announced plans for the coordination of a mass lobby of disabled and vulnerable citizens outside Birmingham City Council House on Monday, 16th

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Midland Mencap Sports Awards 2016

Midland Mencap Sports Awards 2016

Friends and family joined Midland Mencap staff, volunteers and members to celebrate The 4th Annual Sports Awards Evening. 2016 celebrated The Year of Participation, and with over 200 sports activities taken place over the year, participation seemed a fitting theme. MP Richard Burden joined the evenings celebrations which saw Midland

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