Bromley Mencap is an award-winning, user-led independent registered charity working with and on behalf of disabled people. They are based in the London Borough of Bromley.
Bromley Mencap were set up as a learning disability organisation in 1951 by a group of parents with children who had learning disabilities. They started to campaign at local level and later began to provide services. In 2010, joined together with Bromley Scope and changed their Objects to become a disability organisation providing services for people with learning and/or physical disabilities.
Bromley Mencap now run a wide range of services for disabled people of all ages, carers and families. They also campaign and provide support around representation to ensure the views of disabled people are heard and taken on board.
Bromley Mencap are a member-led organisation and have over 1,500 members, and operate from 2 offices in central Bromley.
Bromley Mencap’s continuous action on behalf of disabled people in the Borough, and on behalf of their parents and carers, is based on the principle that disabled people have a need and right to live like others in the community, and to have a reasonable quality of life.
Bromley Mencap aims are:
- To provide or assist in the provision of services, support and information to people with disabilities, their families, dependants and carers leading to independent living opportunities and improved life chances.
- To challenge discrimination through campaigning and lobbying and user representation.
- To be a member and user led organisation.
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