We know that great teamwork is the hallmark of the best and most successful organisations.

Having been successful in recruiting new members to our Board of Trustees, arranging an opportunity to welcome them into Heart of England Mencap was the next step to building an effective leadership team with the commitment and passion for achieving our mission.

With that in mind, we were delighted to bring the Board together in-person for the first time in more than a year since the first lockdown, for a local ‘Away Day’.

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We're excited to be linking up to the government's 'Kickstart Scheme' to attract more young people into social care.

Aimed at 16-24-year-olds on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, the scheme funds jobs and training.

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Our newsletter is now available online.

Each month we will bring you 'People Matters' - the place where we put together our news & updates and give a great bit shout out to our wonderful teams and the wonderful people they work so hard to support.

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We are delighted to welcome and introduce our new Trustee, Amy Batchelor.

Amy joins us bringing a wealth of business experience from her 20 years in the technology industry, where she is a Consultant Commercial Leader, focussed on driving fast and sustainable growth for organisations.

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