Who we are

We are locally managed and funded, not a branch of  the national organisation although we do work closely with them on many of our projects. We are a membership organisation and have over 150 members made up of people with learning disabilities, carers and other interested parties.

We believe everyone with a learning disability has an equal right to choice, opportunity and respect, with the support they need.

We are a forward thinking organisation with a dedicated team who will always be happy to help you and your family.

We have many existing serivces and can offer support for people of any age with a learning disability. We provide person centred support to all of our clients and support people with all different types disabilities.

If you have any queries or questions please contact us.

Upcoming Events

Summer Playscheme fun

Date: 25th July 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: 20th 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!

Learning Disability Week Sports Day

Date: 23rd 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.