• Summer Playscheme fun

    Date: 17th June Location: Cumbria

    WHAT a fabulous variety of trips and activities the Carlisle Mencap Summer Playscheme has lined up during the holidays!

  • Independence Studio films #LDWeek19

    Date: 17th June Location: People First, Milbourne Street, Carlisle

    LEARNING Disability Week is here and Carlisle Mencap has two big events on - a films showcase and a sports day!

  • A wonderful weekend!

    WHAT a fabulous fundraising weekend for Carlisle Mencap! A big thank-you to everyone involved in a spectacular climax to our 50th anniversary celebrations.

  • Big thank-you to our sponsors!

    CARLISLE Mencap's big fundraising weekend was a big success - and it would not have been possible without our major sponsors, Kingmoor Park Properties and Enterprise!

  • Learning Disability Week Sports Day

    Date: 11th June Location: Harraby Cycle Circuit, Edgehill Road

    A SPORTING event for all ages and abilities is taking place at the Harraby Cycle Circuit in Carlisle on Sunday, June 23, organised by Carlisle Mencap.

  • Delicious food at Doves

    OUR Doves Cafe in Chapel Street, Carlisle, serves delicious home-made food plus teas, coffees and soft drinks from 10am to 3pm every Tuesday and Wednesday!

  • 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 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. 

Summer Playscheme fun

Date: Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 10:00am Location: Cumbria

WHAT a fabulous variety of trips and activities the Carlisle Mencap Summer Playscheme has lined up during the holidays!

Independence Studio films #LDWeek19

Date: Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 12:00pm Location: People First, Milbourne Street, Carlisle

LEARNING Disability Week is here and Carlisle Mencap has two big events on - a films showcase and a sports day!

Learning Disability Week Sports Day

Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019 - 11:00am Location: Harraby Cycle Circuit, Edgehill Road

A SPORTING event for all ages and abilities is taking place at the Harraby Cycle Circuit in Carlisle on Sunday, June 23, organised by Carlisle Mencap.

A wonderful weekend!

WHAT a fabulous fundraising weekend for Carlisle Mencap! A big thank-you to everyone involved in a spectacular climax to our 50th anniversary celebrations.

Big thank-you to our sponsors!

CARLISLE Mencap's big fundraising weekend was a big success - and it would not have been possible without our major sponsors, Kingmoor Park Properties and Enterprise!

Carlisle Mencap help health and care services initiative

New roles in north Cumbria will enable community and voluntary groups - including Carlisle Mencap - to be more involved in the development and delivery of health and care services.

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.