Adults

We provide support to adults with learning disabilities in the local community in a number of ways, we provide outreach support in the community or people's homes, short breaks at California House, days out and activities with Carlilse Active, holidays and supported living services. We have a highly trained and experienced staff team who work across all of our services and provide person centred support to individuals. 

 

The Independence Studio

The Independence Studio is an art and animation studio that is ran by Carlisle Mencap. Very talented adults with a learning disability create short animated films on important topics to help educate others in a way that is accessible to everyone.

Holidays

Each year we provide 3 holidays for adults with learning disabilities so they can enjoy a holiday away with friends. These are staffed by volunteers and organised by Angela Beale one of our team leaders.

Supported Living

Carlisle Mencap currently provide support for 4 young women to live in their own tenancies in Carlisle. They have 24 hour support and their families are closely involved with the services.

Community support

Carlisle Mencap provide outreach support in the community for Adults with learning disabilities to do a variety of different activities and support them to be as independent as possible.

Short Breaks at California House

California House is short break respite home for adults with learning disabilities. The people who stay in the house are referred to as guests and are treated as such.

Upcoming Events

February Half-Term fun!

Date: 18th February Location: Kendal and Carlisle

JOIN in the fun next month with our February Half-Term Playscheme activities! Click on the headline to find out more!

Conferences for parents/carers

Date: 17th January Location: Carlisle, Whitehaven, Kendal, Barrow

Cumbria SEND Improvement Programme is hosting four FREE mini-conferences in January for parents/carers. Click on headline to find out more.

Activity Breaks funded by BBC Children In Need

Date: 17th January Location: Cumbria & Scottish Borders

WE'VE got some great Activity Breaks lined up for 2020 - fully funded by BBC Children In Need! Click on headline for more details.