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OUR VISION, MISSION AND VALUES Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers. What Mencap wants (our vision) Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened and included. We want everyone to have the opportunity to achieve the things they want out of life. How Mencap will achieve this (our mission) we will: Listen to people with learning disability. Fight for the changes that people with a learning disability, and their families and supporters, want and need. Support all people living with a learning disability in all parts of their lives. Give excellent information and advice. Work with people and groups that want the same things we do. Mencap believes in (our values): Being people centred. Empowering, including and respect all people . Challenging wrong ways of thinking about learning disability. Transforming lives. Being brave and developing new ideas. The Trustees of Mid Norfolk MENCAP, incorporating South Norfolk, endorse the Royal MENCAP statements and will endeavour to work towards their ideals in our area..

Summer Holiday Playscheme 2010

Mid Norfolk MENCAP

Joint Playscheme Leaders: Alan West Linda West

SUMMER HOLIDAY PLAYSCHEME 2010

Tel: 01362 695300

Mid Norfolk MENCAP (incorporating South Norfolk MENCAP) Registered Charity Number 1049364 President: Mr. Jon Gooch Chairman: Mr. Peter Crate Registered Office:


Summer Holiday Playscheme The Summer Playscheme this year is funded by a grant from Breckland Youth Council, expected grants from other organizations including Dereham Town Council and The Leslie Potter Memorial Trust and Mid Norfolk MENCAP’s own fundraising. It is organised to run on Tuesdays and Thursdays for children with learning disabilities aged 6 - 18 years over 4 weeks in the school summer holidays. Regretfully the service agreement with Children’s Services was terminated as part of the reductions to the voluntary sector support services.

Volunteer Help The Playscheme is very much dependent on voluntary help. Volunteers contribution to the scheme is invaluable and the Playscheme would not be able to run without their help. Appreciation certificates are given to every volunteer that support and work with Mid Norfolk MENCAP, whether it’s at our Charity Shop, Saturday Day Centres or the Playscheme. Please make contact with Debbie Newson at the Mid Norfolk MENCAP office on 01362 695300 and complete an application form to become a volunteer with any of the above services.

Dates for Playscheme 2010 Tuesday 3rd August Thursday 5th August

The first day of the scheme is to get to know everyone.

Tuesday 10th August

We would like to acknowledge Fred Nicholson School, Toftwood for the use of their club room which is used as our base for the duration of the scheme.

Thursday 12th August

The daily sessions start at 9.30am and finish at 4pm. Please bring a packed lunch and pocket money in a named purse.

Thursday 19th August

The Playscheme includes outings to local places of interest.

Tuesday 17th August

Tuesday 24th August One of our volunteers receiving her appreciation certificate from Antony Needham, Town Clerk

Thursday 26th August

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