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Charity Shop

Our Shop is Open and Taking Donations

Please, we are urging customers, do not leave donations outside the shop. 

Mencap Charity Shop Front | Harpenden MencapMencap Charity Shop Inside | Harpenden Mencap

Our shop is committed to being a part of the local community, we look forward to when these days return! 

Please see below for more information about our shop during normal times.


We are located at:

4 Grove Road,

Opening hours:

Monday 9:30am - 3:00pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 3:00pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 12:30pm
Thursday 9:30am - 3:00pm
Friday 9:30am - 3:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 3:00pm
Sunday Closed

With donations being made weekly, the items on display are constantly changing and you never what you will find on our shelves!

Making Donations

Donations are welcome during our open hours. We discourage people from leaving donations at any other time.

We are always looking for clothing, shoes and bric a brac.


Person looking a jewelry in charity shop | Harpenden MencapVolunteering for Harpenden Mencap is rewarding and worthwhile.

We are looking to expand our team of volunteers working in the shop.

Do you have a couple of hours each month or week? Want to get involved?

Then contact us on (01582) 460055 Ext 233 and express your interest additionally pop into the shop for a chat with our friendly staff team.

You can also see additional information about volunteering on our main volunteering page here.

Unfortunately our training opportunities and work experience placements are not operating at this time, we will update this as things change. 

Training Opportunities

People with a learning disability within the local community are invited to come along to Harpenden Mencap’s charity shop to learn a wide range of skills within our shop and gain experience.

If you would like more information about this service, click here.

Work Experience and Duke of Edinburgh Award

Harpenden Mencap also offer opportunities to young people in the local area. Either through local schools offering the Duke of Edinburgh award or independently to young people wishing to gain workplace experience.

We are able to offer unpaid experience to young people aged 13+, if you wish to apply then click here for an application form.

If you wish to gain any more information about the service we offer within our charity shop, please do not hesitate in get in touch, you can find contact information on our contacts page.