About Us

About Us

We listen to our citizens, their families and carers.

Who we are

Midland Mencap is a charity which works and campaigns for accessible and inclusive services and a better quality of life for everyone with experience of learning disabilities and additional needs.

Midland Mencap is one of the region’s leading learning disability charities with a strong, respected and established reputation for excellence and innovation. We believe our success is down to listening.

Listening to our citizens, their families and carers.

We shape and design quality services by listening and responding to what people tell us.

As an organisation we pride ourselves on being creative and flexible in responding to the needs and aspirations of citizens, their families and carers.

What we do (lots!)

Midland Mencap is made up of three core offers that provide seamless and holistic support to individuals, their families and carers. Regardless of need, Midland Mencap has something for everyone.

Safe, Secure & Quality Housing
The Right Care, Support, Advice & Information
Meaningful Things to Do

We are a person centred organisation with experience in supporting individuals and families use an Individual Budget to purchase or access support for adults, children and young people in transition.

As an organisation we currently hold the highest quality ratings with OFSTED, The Care Quality Commission and The Supporting People Programme.

Midland Mencap provide 7,000 hrs of support each week to family and carers.

Our Vision

Our vision is a world where everybody is valued and included as active and equal citizens in their community regardless of need.

Our Mission

Is that everybody has access to safe, secure and quality places to live, with the right care, support & information to live the life they choose and to have access to meaningful & fun opportunities and activities.

Our Values

  • Being person-centred
  • Hearing what people say
  • Empowering & enabling individuals & families
  • Promoting rights, choices & inclusion
  • Supporting people to transform their lives
  • Being innovative, creative & collaborative in developing new ideas
  • Recruiting, developing & retaining a highly skilled & flexible workforce

Midland Mencap is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee governed by an elected Board of Trustees. The Board is led by an annually elected Chair-person. The Trustee Board meet formerly five times per year and are responsible for approving the organisations strategy and business plan, annual budget and for publishing annual accounts on the financial position of the organisation.

Midland Mencap has appointed a senior management team who, through the Chief Executive Officer, report regularly to the Board on matters affecting the performance of the organisation. The senior management team are responsible for the day to day running of the organisation.

Midland Mencap delivers a range of support services and activities to adults, children and young people and to family carers, including information, advice and sign-posting that are part of three core offers to citizens and their families. The three core offers are the provision of safe, secure and quality housing; The right support to lead a lifestyle of choice; And access to meaningful things to do.