Hate or Mate Crime -
Mid Staffordshire Mencap is committed to helping everyone whose lives are affected by a Learning Disability to know what to do in the event of an act of hate or mate crime being directed at them.

For more information on hate or mate crime and how we can help, download the following guide

Hate or Mate Guide - PDF Format

Gateway Club -
A social & leisure opportunity for people with a learning disability aged 14 and over. Discos, karaoke, line dancing, sports, cookery, board games & jigsaws. Every Friday (during school term time) at Holmcroft Youth & Community Centre, Stafford from 7-9 pm.

Counselling Service -
A confidential drop-in counselling service is available for adults with learning disabilities, their parents or carers on Fridays between 10 am and 4 pm. An appointment is not always necessary but if you would like to make one, please call Mid Staffs Mencap. Home visits by our counsellor can also be arranged. Find out more information.

Parent Carer Time Out -
A very informal social & support group for parents and carers. Have a cup of tea , exchange experiences and gain support & understanding. Speakers are arranged to come and talk to the group on a regular basis. The group meets on the first Friday of every month from 10.30 am onwards at SDVS, North Walls, Stafford.

Training & Education -
A service available to all statutory organisations, businesses, schools and colleges or individuals who wish to learn more about the issues of people with learning disabilities and their families. Why not book a training course for yourself or your organisation today.