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

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Age UK Barnet - Age UK Barnet is a voluntary organisation existing to serve and promote the interests of all older citizens of the London Borough of Barnet, from all walks of life and ethnic communities.

Alzheimer's Society - Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Barnet Alzheimer's Society - The local branch of the Alzheimers Society has a family support worker who provides support to families and facilitates two monthly support groups. All carers of people with dementia are welcome.

Barnet Carers Centre - Barnet Carers Centre was established in February 1996 as part of the network of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers. The Centre offers advice, information, emotional and practical support for all informal carers who live or work in the London Borough of Barnet.

Barnet Centre for Independent Living - BCIL is a peer-led organisation that promotes accessibility for disabled people by breaking down barriers to employment and social inclusion.

Barnet Parent Carer Forum - A voluntary group of enthusiastic, committed parents and family carers in the London Borough of Barnet working with the local authority to ensure that the voices of our children young people and their families are heard

Barnet SEND Information, Advice and Support Service - They offer free, confidential, impartial information, guidance, advice and support for parents/carers of children with special and additional educational needs.

BYCAS - Barnet Young Carers and Siblings is a service run by Barnet Carers' Centre. They provide lots of fun activities to young people aged 5-17 who are a young carer or a sibling and living within the Borough of Barnet.

CommUNITY Barnet - Formerly named Barnet Voluntary Service Council, CommUNITY Barnet is a voluntary organisation which was set up in 1979 to support, promote and develop voluntary and community action in the London Borough of Barnet.

Friend in Need - A voluntary organisation providing a range of services for older people, disabled people and their carers living in the East and New Barnet area.

Contact a Family - Provide advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children, no matter what their disability.

Expect the Best - A quality checking project that employs people with learning disabilities, other disabilities and carers to speak to people who use support services to find out what they think about the support they get. It is overseen by 6 local Mencaps - Barnet, Brent, Harrow, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, and Kensington & Chelsea.

Healthwatch Barnet - Healthwatch Barnet is here to help local people get the best out of their health and social care services.

What is Healthwatch? Click here to view an EasyRead document

Fairplay Barnet - They provide support for children and young people with learning disabilities, and their parents and carers, to enable them to get involved in inclusive play and leisure activities along with their friends and neighbours.

Interactive - disability equality in sport - Formerly 'London Sports Forum', this is a charity promoting the sporting interests of young people and adults with learning disabilities in the Greater London area.

Jewish Care - Jewish Care is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the south east of England.

London Borough of Barnet- Provides information about all the services in the borough of Barnet.

Parents' Action Group (PAG) - An independent group which enables members to campaign and support families living in Barnet who have an adult with a learning disability.

Royal Mencap Society - Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything they do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

Safeguarding Adults - London Borough of Barnet's safeguarding children page - find out more about what safeguarding adults is and report any concerns

Safeguarding Children - London Borough of Barnet's safeguarding children page - find out more about what safeguarding children is and report any concerns

Sibs - A charity supporting people who grow up with a disabled brother or sister.

Sitra - Barnet Mencap are a member of Sitra, a membership organisation offering practitioners in the field of housing with care and support. They provide leadership, influencing policy through expertise, promoting best practise and providing consultancy, training and information.

Useful Documents

Talk to Me - Healthwatch Barnet
Our report on the local healthcare experiences of people with learning disabilities and/or autism in the borough of Barnet, as well as recommendations.

Hate Crime briefing for frontline staff
This briefing was produced by the Crown Prosecution Service in support of a series of workshops in 2012 and 2013 to raise awareness and understanding of disability hate crime and to encourage increased reporting of incidents. It is aimed primarily at frontline staff or contacts who might be the first to hear about an incident.

Barnet Mencap Accounts
Barnet Mencap's report and financial statements for the year ending 31st March 2017

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