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Southampton Mencap

Our purpose:

"We believe that everyone with a learning disability, young and old, whatever their age, nature and severity of their disability, should be empowered through appropriate support to exercise their right to choice, opportunity and respect. We also believe that support for their families is vital to achieving our vision."




Summer holiday bookings for FairPlay Junior and Scheme are filling up fast. If you would like your child to access a fun, affordable (just £17.50 per day) and highly adaptable specialist childcare setting over the holidays, we may be the perfect option. Session times run from 9.30am-4.30pm. Please contact us directly to find out more and to book onto a free taster session.

FairPlay Junior (Ages 6-11) Dates:

Week 1: Mon 24th July

Week 2: Mon 29th, Tues 30th July

Week 3: Mon 5th, Tues 6th August

Week 4: Mon 12th, Tues 13th August

Week 5: Mon 19th, Tues 20th  August

Week 6: Tues 27th, Weds 28th August


FairPlay Teen (Ages 11-17) Dates:

Week 1: Thurs 25th July

Week 2: Weds 31st, Tues 1st August

Week 3: Weds 7th, Thurs 8th August

Week 4: Weds 14th, Tues 15th August

Week 5: Weds 21st, Tues 22nd August

Week 6: Thurs 29th, Fri 30th August


Breakfast Club available on all dates – 8.30am-9.30am Price to be confirmed

EMAIL    PHONE 02380 584088



Who to contact

Contact Name
Alexandra Iles
Contact Position
Chief Executive Officer
023 8058 4088
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Where to go

Southampton Mencap
187a Portswood Road
SO17 2NF
Children's Centre Areas
Portswood Bevois

The Mencap Centre is located down the lane between October Books and the Post Office, opposite the Victory Centre, where we have ample car-parking facilities.

Time / Date Details

Session Information
The Office is open 8.30 - 5.00pm Monday - Thursday
8.30 - 4.00pm on Friday

Other Details


Any Other Notes

We are a small, local charity with big ambitions. We specialise in support, with objectives that focus on the needs of children, young people and adults with a learning disability. We also focus on their family carers living in the City of Southampton.

We are affiliated to National Mencap but are completely independent both financially and in our governance.

As a small to medium sized organisation we pride ourselves on having a big impact locally and believe in remaining small, local and strong.

Our dedicated staff, include volunteers and an experienced board of Trustees. These individuals help us to provide opportunities that enhance the lives of our service users and their family carers.

They provide information, advice and support services, a programme of social and leisure services and a programme of day service activities for adults with a learning disability.  

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