• Quiz night!

    Date: 7th October Location: The Beehive, Warwick Road, Carlisle

    GET your quiz teams together for a fundraising test of knowledge at The Beehive pub in Warwick Road, Carlisle, on October 17! Click on headline for more details.

  • Carlisle Active events!

    Date: 25th September Location: Across Cumbria

    OUR Carlisle Active group have a busy time ahead - trips to Silloth and the Beamish Museum, pantomime fun and a Christmas party! Click on headline for full details!

  • So much coming up!

    Date: 19th September Location: Across north Cumbria

    AS we head into autumn and winter there are a lot of fun events coming up to help raise money for Carlisle Mencap! Click on the headline to find out more!

  • Children's Services Short Breaks

    Date: 9th September Location: Grace Little Centre

    SHORT Break Sundays and Activity Days organised by Carlisle Mencap's Children's Services from October 2019 to February 2020. Click on the headline to find out more!

  • October Half-term fun!

    Date: 9th September Location: Carlisle

    THE October Half-Term Playscheme has THREE great events taking place during the holiday break. Click on the headline to find out more!

  • Come and work for Carlisle Mencap!

    Date: 19th August Location: Carlisle Mencap, Unit J3, Duchess Avenue, Kingmoor Park North, Carlisle

    WE are looking for enthusiastic and compassionate people to come and work for Carlisle Mencap! As advertised on CFM! Click on headline for more details.

  • Grateful for their help and support

    CARLISLE Mencap would like to thank these groups, trusts and companies for their vital support and financial help.

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 more than 500 people with learning disabilities and their families across Cumbria. Our services include short breaks for adults at California House and for children at the Grace Little Centre, Carlisle, Huntley Avenue, Penrith, and Hart Street, Ulverston, 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. 

Quiz night!

Date: Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 8:30pm Location: The Beehive, Warwick Road, Carlisle

GET your quiz teams together for a fundraising test of knowledge at The Beehive pub in Warwick Road, Carlisle, on October 17! Click on headline for more details.

Carlisle Active events!

Date: Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 10:30am Location: Across Cumbria

OUR Carlisle Active group have a busy time ahead - trips to Silloth and the Beamish Museum, pantomime fun and a Christmas party! Click on headline for full details!

So much coming up!

Date: Monday, 23 September 2019 - 9:00am Location: Across north Cumbria

AS we head into autumn and winter there are a lot of fun events coming up to help raise money for Carlisle Mencap! Click on the headline to find out more!

Chairwoman's abseil success!

CARLISLE Mencap chairwoman Christine Bowditch was one of four brave women who successfully completed an abseil to help raise funds for our charity and other good causes.

Transition Nurse launch

Carlisle Mencap’s Grace Little Centre hosted the launch of the new WellChild Specialist Transition Nurse for the Carlisle and north Cumbria area.

Well done the Daniels!

CONGRATULATIONS and a big thank-you to Daniel Campbell and Daniel Jackson who took part in the Great North Run to raise money for Carlisle Mencap!

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.