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. 

Police and Crime Commissioner elections

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

Police and Crime commissioner Election


Date: Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 7:00pm Location: Old Town Hall Carlisle

AGM 2016

Scott's boxing challenge

Date: Saturday, 19 December 2015 - 7:00pm Location: Hilltop Hotel Carlisle

Scott is taking part in a boxing match.

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.