Our vision

A world where autistic people, people with a learning disability and other people who face barriers are treated as equal citizens.

Our mission

To work with people with a learning disability, autistic people, those experiencing disadvantages, and their families to help them live healthier, happier and inclusive lives.

Our values

These are the things we believe in. They influence the way we work.

Inclusive – Everyone should be valued equally, listened to and included.

Listen and involve people to make choices about how they live their lives.

Creative – We try new and innovative ways to work with and support people to have fulfilled lives.

Person centred – Peoples’ experiences should be at the heart of all we do.

Actively engage with clients, families, other citizens and communities to create more opportunities.

Challenge and inspire each other every day and not be afraid to support people to achieve their dreams.

Learn and grow – We support and develop our staff and volunteers to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Tackle inequalities – By campaigning to ensure rights are upheld and services are of the highest quality – locally and nationally.

Our story


Harrow Society for Mentally Handicapped Children was established by Jim and Lillian Snell with Hilda Drew and the Simcox family.


Harrow Mencap lobbied the government for better resources and new rights for people with a learning disability.


In collaboration with other groups, Harrow Mencap developed the first supported living service and became a company limited by guarantee.


Disability Discrimination Act was passed and reinforced our rights-based approach.


Deven Pillay was appointed CEO of Harrow Mencap.


We held our first Learning Disability Forum, enabling voices to be heard.


We launched Fair Access to Care Services – a campaign against social care cuts.


We were awarded Bronze by Investors in People.


Introduction of Health and Social Care Act, which helped to protect adults in the health and social care systems from abuse.


Opening of Pinner Green Day Opportunities Centre.


Quality Performance Mark awarded for our advocacy work.


We were awarded Silver by Investors in People.


The Care Act 2014 overhauled all existing social care legislation in England.


Winners of Health and Wellbeing category of the 2022 West London Business Awards.


We became Community ConneX Ltd to offer a wider range of health and social care support packages.


Awarded Digital Campaigner of the Year by UK Parliament Awards.

We are Community ConneX

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