Our Team

Sheila Gregory

Sheila is the CEO and the most senior manager at Carlisle Mencap, her responsibilities include fundraising, contracts, writing grant applications and tender bids, overseeing all administration, hearing appeals and overall management of all staff. 

Karen Routledge

Karen is the adult services operations manager and she is also the CQC registered manager for Outreach, Supported Living and California House and line manages the service managers.  

Krysia Watson

Krysia is the children's services operations manager.

Michelle Thompson

Michelle is the supported living manager and employment opportunities manager.

Julie Harrison

Julie is our adult outreach manager, also overseeing the running of the shop in Botchergate, Carlisle, and our Doves Cafe in Chapel Street, Carlisle. 

Stuart Cowper

Stuart is the children's outreach manager and also  the manager of the Grace Little Centre for children in north Carlisle.

Simon Barrett

Simon is the children's activities service manager looking after the children's clubs, playschemes, holidays and days away.

Jenny Farish

Jenny is adult respite manager with special responsibilities for managing the California House adult respite centre in north Carlisle.

Wendy Wilson

Wendy is our staff development manager.

Scott Henry

Scott is the manager of the children's respite centre at Huntley Avenue in Penrith.

Frank Tripp

Frank is the manager of the children's respite centre at Hart Street in Ulverston.

Phil Taylor

Phil is our events & fundraising officer.

Joanne Raphael

Jo is in-house IT support expert with training/HR duties

 

 

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.