Children and young people

We can provide support for children of any age and for any length of time. We take referals from families, social workers or from other professionals and can accept payments from direct payments or contracts with the social work teams. We run clubs and activities throughout the year and do extra playschemes in school holidays. We can also provide overnight respite at the Grace Little Centre- a fully accessible building which has a sensory and soft play room as well as an outdoor play area, IT equipment, activity room and games consoles in the living room.

 

Clubs and Activities

We offer a wide range of clubs and activities for young people with learning disabilities in the Carlisle and Allerdale areas both in term time and in the school holidays.

Community support

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

Short breaks at Grace Little Centre

One of the most important ways to help families with profoundly disabled young people is to provide short breaks away from the family home for the young person.

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.