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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 16th June 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

Are you a family caregiver for a child who has a learning disability, global development delay, or autism aged 0-5? E-PAtS is a FREE eight-session group that provides sensitive support and information for families in the early years. The following sessions will take place at Sandygate School, Sandylands Road, Kendal, LA9 6JG on Tuesdays from April 28 to June 23 with a break for half-term. 10am to 12.20pm. The first one starts at 9.30am. To find out more, contact NICOLA on 01229 404693.


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We need your support!

Tue, 24th March 2020 - Wed, 24th June 2020

With fundraising events cancelled or on hold we need your support more than ever.

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POSTPONED. Autism Awareness Week - stall in The Lanes

Mon, 30th March 2020 (10.00am - 3.00pm)

POSTPONED: Our Cumbria Autism Family Support Project has a stall in The Lanes.

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Easter Playscheme - Diggerland

Tue, 31st March 2020 (9.00am - 4.00pm)
Diggerland, Langley Park, Durham DH7 9TT

An active day for Under-13s

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Carlisle Mencap at Gretna Co-op store

Tue, 31st March 2020 (9.00am - 3.00pm)

Carlisle Mencap will be at the Co-op store in Annan Road, Gretna, to talk to staff and customers and help raise funds.

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Easter Playscheme - Easter Crafts

Thu, 2nd April 2020 (1.00pm)
Grace Little Centre, Carlisle

Easter crafts at the Grace Little Centre

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Easter Playscheme - Rock UK

Mon, 6th April 2020 (9.30am - 3.30pm)
Rock UK Whithaugh Park, Newcastleton TD9 0TY

Easter Playscheme visit to Rock UK at Whithaugh

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Easter Playscheme - Easter Egg Hunt

Thu, 9th April 2020 (10.00am - 3.00pm)

Easter egg hunt and the search for the golden bunny at Grace Little Centre

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Tombola stall at Tesco CANCELLED!

Sat, 18th April 2020 (10.00am)
Tesco Superstore, Rosehill, Carlisle

THIS EVENT POSTPONED TO LATER IN THE YEAR. Carlisle Mencap will be having a stall including a tombola at the Tesco superstore at Rosehill, Carlisle, to help marathon man Dan.

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 28th April 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 5th May 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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Anxiety Workshop for Parents/Carers

Thu, 7th May 2020 - Fri, 8th May 2020
Penrith

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Anxiety Workshop For Parents/Carers. Penrith. 10am to 2pm. Closing date: April 30. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 12th May 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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Post-Diagnostic Information Session

Thu, 14th May 2020 - Fri, 15th May 2020
Eden Carers, Mardale Road, Penrith

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Post-Diagnostic Information Session. Eden Carers, Mardale Road, Penrith CA11 9EH. 10am to midday. Closing date May 7. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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Activity Break (Rock UK)

Fri, 15th May 2020 - Sun, 17th May 2020
Rock UK, Whithaugh Park

This is a residential centre situated in the unspoilt landscape of the Scottish Borders countryside near Newcastleton.  The centre is a ...

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 19th May 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 26th May 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 2nd June 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 9th June 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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Friendships Workshops

Thu, 18th June 2020 - Fri, 19th June 2020
Grace Little Centre, Carlisle

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Friendships Workshops for Parents/Carers. Grace Little Centre, Crindledyke Road, Kingstown, Carlisle, CA6 4BZ. 10am to 2pm. Closing date: June 11. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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E-PAtS Summer Course 2020

Tue, 23rd June 2020 (9.30am - 12.30pm)

E-PAtS is a FREE session group. This latest 8-week session takes place in Kendal. Has one-week break for half-term end of May.

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Friendships Workshops

Thu, 2nd July 2020 - Fri, 3rd July 2020
Grace Little Centre, Carlisle

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Friendships Workshops for Parents/Carers. Grace Little Centre, Crindledyke Road, Kingstown, Carlisle, CA6 4BZ. 10am to midday. Closing date: June 25. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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Sponsored Walk Across The Sands

Sun, 19th July 2020 (4.30pm)

A group of people will be sponsored on one of the famous Guided Walks Across Morecambe Bay Sands.

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Post-Diagnostic Information Session

Thu, 17th September 2020 - Fri, 18th September 2020
Eden Carers, Mardale Road, Penrith

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Post-Diagnostic Information Session. Eden Carers, Mardale Road, Penrith CA11 9EH. 10am to midday. Closing date Sep 9. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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Primary to Secondary Transition Workshop

Thu, 24th September 2020 - Fri, 25th September 2020
Grace Little Centre, Carlisle

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Primary to Secondary Transition Workshop with the SEND IASS. Grace Little Centre, Crindledyke Road, Kingstown, Carlisle, CA6 4BZ. 10am to 2pm. Closing date: Sep 17. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemen

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Emotional Workshops for Parents/Carers

Thu, 15th October 2020 - Fri, 16th October 2020
Penrith

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Emotional Workshops for Parents/Carers. Penrith. 10am to 2pm. Closing date: Oct 8. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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Sexual and relationships Workshop for Parents/Carers

Thu, 5th November 2020 - Fri, 6th November 2020
Penrith

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Sexual and Relationships Workshop For Parents/Carers. Penrith. 10am to 2pm. Closing date: Oct 29. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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Post-Diagnostic Information Session for Parents/Carers

Sat, 14th November 2020 - Sun, 15th November 2020
Grace Little Centre, Carlisle

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Post-Diagnostic Information Session for Parents/Carers to Learn More About Local Services. 10am to midday. Grace Little Centre, Crindledyke Road, Kingstown, Carlisle, CA6 4BZ. 10am to midday. Closing date: Nov 7. Cal

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Post-Diagnostic Information Session

Thu, 14th January 2021 - Fri, 15th January 2021
Eden Carers, Mardale Road, Penrith

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project: Post-Diagnostic Information Session. Eden Carers, Mardale Road, Penrith CA11 9EH. 10am to midday. Closing date Jan 7. Call Karen on 07730 536842 Karen.dickie@carlislemencap.co.uk

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