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Barnet Mencap
35 Hendon Lane
Finchley, London N3 1RT
Tel: 020 8349 3842
Fax: 020 8349 2192

Children's Services

Supporting parents and carers of children and adults with a learning disability

Our Children's Services offer independent advice, information and support to parents and carers of children and adults who have a learning disability.

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We Can Offer:

  • Telephone advice and information and /or home visits
  • The opportunity for you to discuss the needs of your son/daughter
  • Support when writing letters to the Local Authority or preparing for meetings
  • Help to access services
  • Help with the statementing process for special educational needs
  • Help to access disability benefits and make charity applications, if appropriate

ODFlyerWe Also Offer:

Open Door's drop-in twice a week for parents of under 5's, one in the west of the borough, and one in the east

An outreach service to individual families

Training for parents e.g. parenting training, sexuality workshops, school funding and SEN matters (jointly organised with Parent Partnership)

We attend parent evnts across the borough and Open Evenings at special schools

We work in partnership with:

Fair Play Barnet, Homestart, Parent Partnership, London Borough of Barnet, Prospects, Barnet Carers Centre, Parents Groups, CommUNITY Barnet, Schools, Health Professionals, Housing and others

We can be contacted:

by phone on 020 8349 3842, by fax on 020 8349 2192,
by e-mail

To make a referral:

To make a referral to the Children's Services team - either for yourself or somebody you work with if you are a professional- please fill in this form, and send to or post it to Barnet Mencap, 35 Hendon Lane, Finchley N3 1RT.