Northampton Mencap

The voice of learning disability in Northampton


Welcome to Northampton Mencap



We are a local charity, established in 1968 by a group of pioneering individuals. Over the years there have been many ups and downs mostly ups. The needs to be met have changed from educating the public to campaigning for non-discrimination to present day leisure and social activities.


We offer a variety of social and leisure opportunities for young people and adults, this includes running four social clubs each week with the help of a dedicated team of volunteers.


We have a new purpose built centre in Ransome Road Far Cotton which is all on ground level and fully accessible for wheelchair users. It is situated in the beautiful grounds of Delapre Abbey.


Whilst affiliated to National Mencap we are an independent charity and are responsible for raising our own funds. We therefore greatly appreciate any donations that help us meet the needs of the local people that we support.


If you are interested in attending one of our clubs or would like more information on becoming a volunteer please contact Muriel on 01604 874710 or via email on


Northampton Mencap is a registered Charity in the UK, Charity Number: 208974.