Health, Disabilities and Carers

Health, Disabilities and CarersMore than 300 local community based organisations in Barnet are working specifically with health, mental health, disabilities and carers. 

They offer a wide variety of activities in our communities such as, specific recreational activities, advice, information, emotional and practical support for those with ill health or those looking after family, partners or friends. For example: older carers home visiting services,  training for parents, drop-in centres and many, many more.

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These organisations are a sample of what you can find at IN-B@RNET:


Barnet Mencap

35 Hendon Lane, Finchley, London, N3 1RT   Phone: 020 8349 3842 Fax: 020 8349 2192


Services offered: family support, learning and leisure, short breaks, advice and information

Working with: Carers, Children (age 0-5), Children (age 5-11), Children (age12-13), Children (age13-16), Learning Difficulties, Minority Ethnic Community, Parents / Families, Sport, Young People (age 16-25)


IPOP (Inclusive Play Opportunities Project)

Salisbury Road, High Barnet, EN5 4JP   Phone: 020 8441 0404 Fax: 020 8441 0415

Services offered: Advice, Advocacy, Arts, Carers, Counselling / One To One Support, Education & Training, Employment Advice, Rights - Equality, Rights - Laws, Sport

Working with: Children (age 0-5), Children (age 5-11), Children (age12-13), Children (age13-16), Young People (age 16-25), Disabilities, Chronic Medical Conditions, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Sensory Impairment,  Learning Difficulties, Parents / Families, Sensory Impairment,


YASS! Young Autistic Spectrum Socialising

27 Baring Road, New Barnet, EN4 9AN  Phone: 020 8449 5251 Fax: 0208 4495211

Services offered:  Advice, Advocacy, Arts, Counselling / One To One Support

Working with: Carers, Children (age 0-5), Children (age 5-11), Children (age12-13), Children (age13-16), Learning Difficulties, Mental Health, Parents / Families, Sport, Young People (age 16-25)


If your search is unsatisfactory please call the Engagement Team on 02083648400 ext 225 or 219 or e-mail

We can provide more specific reports, including:

  • Type of service provided: one to one support, counseling, after school clubs, befriending, advocacy, day care services, mentoring, training, and many more
  • Group and individual needs served: children, adults, carers, parents, mental health, learning difficulties, cultural and faith specific and many more

This directory is in development, we welcome your feedback and ideas. A more flexible searching function is expected by the end of the year.