Carlisle Mencap provides life long person centred support for people with learning disabilities and their families in North Cumbria.

We are a local charity set up in 1968 we have over 150 members and provide services for over 300 people with learning disabilities and their families. Our services include short breaks for adults at California House and for Children at the Grace Little Centre, children’s home based respite, community support, young people’s clubs and holidays, family support workers for young people with autism, holidays, leisure activities and befriending. 

learning disability week

Date: Wednesday, 22 June 2016 - 1:30pm Location: Grace Little Centre

Tea Party

Learning disability week

Date: Saturday, 25 June 2016 - 10:30am Location: Tullie House Carlisle

20th to 26th Junes is learning disability week. This year's theme is friendship and relationships.

Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Date: Monday, 25 April 2016 - 10:45am Location: Currock Community Centre , Carlisle

Police and Crime commissioner Election

Imogen's sky dive

Imogen aged 16 is doing a tandem sky dive to raise funds for us

History project

The Indpendence studio have started work on their history project.

Highly commended

Our Independence Studio were pleased to win a high commended award in the national Crimebeat awards

Help us support people like Sam and Caroline Read the story

Two best friends living together with support from Carlisle Mencap to be independent in their own home.