Mencap is the voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
We work with people with a learning disability to change laws and services, challenge prejudice and directly support thousands of people to live their lives as they choose.
City Gateway is a charity dedicated to bringing hope to the local communities of Tower Hamlets that haven’t benefited from the area’s wider economic development. We look to connect with local women and disadvantaged young people, and run programmes which engage them, train them and provide them with the skills and opportunities they need to enter work or further education. City Gateway was set up by a group of City workers involved in local churches, keen to support the community around them.
We run women’s projects, youth training, a youth centre and a social enterprise hub - offering disadvantaged individuals everything from community events and drop-in youth clubs through to apprenticeship schemes and the chance to develop their own business ideas. City Gateway look to bring together different cultures and work against conflict and division.