Learning Disabilities

Independent information, advice and help

Some people will need the kind of support that can only be given by organisations who have special skills or knowledge. The following are some helpful contacts:


Mencap operate the Wales Learning Disability Helpline which can offer advice, information and support on any issue to do with learning disability.

Helpline and information: 0808 808 1111

Mencap Cymru, 31 Lambourne Crescent, Cardiff Business Park, Llanishen Cardiff, CF14 5GF

Downs Syndrome Association

Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, Teddington Middlesex, TW11 9PS

Tel: 0333 1212 300   

The National Autistic Society Cymru

2nd Floor, Lancaster House, Maes-y-Coed Rd, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 4HE

Tel: 02920 629 300   

email: cymru@nas.org.uk    

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

9th Floor, Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9QB

Tel: 020 7083 1100  

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)

Tel:01562 723 010

Useful links:

Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want information or advice about your well-being – or want to know how you can help somebody else.


ID: 2144, revised 09/09/2021