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

So much coming up!

Date: 23rd September Location: Across north Cumbria

AS we head into autumn and winter there are a lot of fun events coming up to help raise money for Carlisle Mencap! Click on the headline to find out more!

Virgin Money's help for Carlisle Mencap

Date: 23rd September Location: Virgin Money, 4 Devonshire Street, Carlisle

A FUNDRAISING day for Carlisle Mencap is being held at Virgin Money in Carlisle City Centre on Monday, September 23 as part of the build-up to next year's London Marathon which has picked Mencap as its chosen charity.

New film project

Date: 24th September Location: Grace Little Centre, Carlisle

A FOCUS group for people with learning difficulties will be taking place at the Independence Studio at our Grace Little Centre on September 24 about a new film project. Click headline for details.