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Providing support and services for more than 500 children and adults with learning disabilities and their families across Cumbria.
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Our Team

From Children’s Services to Adult Outreach – whatever your query or if you require specific help, click here to find out who is the best person for you to contact at Carlisle Mencap.

Sheila GregoryCEO

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.

Stephanie Ekins-ParnellBUSINESS MANAGER

Stephanie is our business manager. Her favourite colour is blue, to relax she loves walking her dog Mac, and Stephanie's favourite song is One Day Like This by Elbow.

Karen RoutledgeADULT SERVICES OPERATIONS MANAGER

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 WatsonCHILDREN'S SERVICES OPERATIONS MANAGER

Krysia is the children's services operations manager.

Michelle ThompsonSUPPORTED LIVING MANAGER

Michelle is the supported living manager and employment opportunities manager.

Jenny FarishADULT RESPITE MANAGER

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

Julie HarrisonADULT OUTREACH MANAGER

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

Simon BarrettCHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES SERVICE MANAGER

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

Scott HenryHUNTLEY AVENUE MANAGER

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

Stuart CowperGRACE LITTLE CENTRE MANAGER

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

Wendy WilsonSTAFF DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Wendy is our staff development manager.

Frank TrippHART STREET MANAGER

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

Phil TaylorEVENTS & FUNDRAISING OFFICER

Phil is our events & fundraising officer who also looks after press relations and our social media sites. His favourite colours are claret and blue and his favourite groups are The Beatles and Led Zeppelin.

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