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 Pantechis

Krysia is the children's services operations manager.

Michelle Thompson

Michelle is the supported living manager and employment opportunities manager, also overseeing the running of the shop in Botchergate, Carlisle, and our Doves Cafe in Chapel Street, Carlisle. 

Jenny Farish

Jenny is our adult outreach manager.

Julie Harrison

Julie is the children's outreach manager

Simon Barrett

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

Scott Henry

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

Stuart Cowper

Stuart is the manager of the Grace Little Centre for children in north Carlisle.

Wendy Wilson

Wendy is our staff development manager.

Craig Scott

Craig 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.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Club Late trip

Date: 25th July Location: G2, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

COME clubbing with us on Thursday, July 25 in Glasgow!

Wrestling fundraiser!

Date: 3rd August Location: Ullswater Community College, Wetheriggs Lane, Penrith

The No 1 Independent Pro Wrestling promotion in Cumbria & South of Scotland is putting on an event which will raise money for Carlisle Mencap!

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!