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Barnet Mencap
35 Hendon Lane
Finchley, London N3 1RT
Tel: 020 8349 3842
Fax: 020 8349 2192

Family Support

Supporting parents and carers of children and adults with a learning disability

Our Family Support services offer independent advice, information and support to parents and carers of children and adults who have a learning disability. To view a flyer about all of our Family Support services, please click here.

Our ServicesChildren's Services

We Can Offer:

  • Telephone advice and information and /or home visits
  • The opportunity for you to discuss the needs of your son/daughter
  • Support when writing letters to the Local Authority or preparing for meetings
  • Help to access services
  • Help to access disability benefits and make charity applications, if appropriate

ODFlyerWe Also Offer:

Open Door's drop-in for parents of under 5's.

An outreach service to individual families

Workshops and courses for parents on topics such as EHCPs, CAF assessments, siblings of children with additional needs.

We attend parent events across the borough and Open Evenings at special schools


We work in partnership with:

Fair Play Barnet, Homestart, Parent Partnership, London Borough of Barnet, Prospects, Barnet Carers Centre, Parents Groups, CommUNITY Barnet, Schools, Health Professionals, Housing and others

We can be contacted:

by phone on 020 8349 3842, by fax on 020 8349 2192 by e-mail

To make a referral:

To make a referral to the Children's Services team - either for yourself or somebody you work with if you are a professional- please fill in this form, and send to or post it to Barnet Mencap, 35 Hendon Lane, Finchley N3 1RT.