News and events from Carlisle Mencap including real life stories.
California House reopening!
CARLISLE Mencap celebrated the reopening of its California House centre for adults with a spectacular garden party in the sunshine!
California here we come!
THE latest Carlisle Mencaptivate blog looks ahead to our garden party and reopening ceremony of the California House centre for adults, as well as a look back at Give A Day To The City.
Our Community Heroes!
CARLISLE Mencap's CEO Sheila Gregory has won Person of the Year in The Cumberland News Community Heroes Awards while Rebecca Aitken was Specially Commended in the Volunteer of the Year category.
Carlisle Mencap Give A Day!
CARLISLE Mencap have been doing their bit along with other organisations, groups and businesses across the city by taking part in the annual Give A Day To The City initiative.
A wonderful weekend!
"What a great experience that bungee jump was! Really enjoyed it"
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.
Alpacy Ever After!
A grand day out! Carlisle Mencap members enjoyed Alpacy Ever After - one of our fabulous May Half-Term Playscheme events - at The Lingholm Estate, Portinscale, near Keswick.
Gosling Sike trip
Carlisle Mencap's Independence Studio members and staff enjoyed a fantastic trip to Cumbria Wildlife Trust's Gosling Sike nature reserve and organic working farm.
Summer Playscheme 2019
CARLISLE Mencap Summer Playscheme 2019 has got some fantastic trips and events lined up this July and August!
Orchid Club - fun and games!
CARLISLE Mencap's Orchid Club meets most Wednesdays at The Sands Centre - and it is also after volunteers to help the club continue to provide fun and games!
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!
Memorable day at children's centre
A NEW-LOOK ultra-modern sensory and technology room for children using Carlisle Mencap’s Huntley Avenue children’s centre in Penrith has been officially opened!