December 16th, 2015

Teresa’s Christmas Message

Hello, I am currently sitting in our superb new premises thinking about what an exciting year we have had with so many achievements and cause for celebration. Staff and service users are preparing for our party with much fun and frivolity. We have managed to share our generous space with other local charities which has […]

November 30th, 2015

Funky Nite

Funky Nite is a club night run for and by people with learning disabilities. We run it roughly 4 times a year and have had a variety of different themes including Halloween, Beach Party & Hollywood. Funky Nite has is run by a sub group of SafetyNet People First and takes us three months to […]

September 8th, 2015

Having fun with Safety Net Youth

During our School’s Out programme we went on many different trips from ‘Crazy Golf’ to ‘Come and Clay’ at the Southbank. Throughout the month our members were updating a blog about the activities they were taking part in and what they enjoyed most. Here are a few of the highlights from our month.   At […]

July 20th, 2015

HF Mencap Warriors Meet 10K London Challenge

Time to get up yet? Struggling in the darkness of the Holiday Inn bedroom I see it is 1.45am. Plans to enjoy a good night’s sleep before the run are in ruins as I toss and turn through the long hours until I can finally get up. Showered and dressed I cross over the road […]

May 5th, 2015

New Partnership Board Reps Needed

The Tri-Borough Learning Disability Partnership Board includes the following Councils. Hammersmith and Fulham, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. Other people who attend the Tri-Borough Partnership Board include representatives for people with learning disabilities, carers, advocacy groups housing providers in both social care and health as well as commissioning. Some of the […]

April 22nd, 2015

Operation Disabled Vote

The Operation Disabled Vote bus has been touring London to ensure people with disabilities and learning difficulties can vote in the General Election. Inclusion London and Ealing Unite Community, equipped with voter registration forms in different accessible formats, travelled around Ealing, Hammersmith and Twickenham on Tuesday (April 14) and will be covering other areas in […]

October 1st, 2014

A Fond Farewell

A Fond Farewell So this blog finds me on my last week at HF Mencap and what an amazing 2 years it has been! I couldn’t believe my luck when I landed a job on the Social Lives project, and we’ve had so many amazing adventures together. Some of my funniest memories have been: our […]

August 5th, 2014

Blood, Sweat and Muffins

I’ve always wanted to do a fundraising charitable event, I remember inquiring into doing a Skydive for national Mencap when I was 17 but unfortunately I was too young, lucky escape looking back now. I hate highs!! After returning from my holiday to start my role within fundraising I was welcomed by an envelope with […]