• 2018 is our 50th anniversary

    In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

  • 2018 is our 50th anniversary

    In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

  • 2018 is our 50th anniversary

    In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

  • Transforming California House

    We have been raising money to improve California House we need £150,000 to make the improvements we would like to make

  • Good day in the mud

    On Saturday a group of staff and friends spent the afternoon racing through the mud in north Cumbria to raise funds for California House

  • Support Worker vacancies available now.

    Support worker vacancies available now.

Carlisle Mencap provides life long person centred support for people with learning disabilities and their families in North Cumbria.

We are a local charity set up in 1968 we have over 150 members and provide services for over 300 people with learning disabilities and their families. Our services include short breaks for adults at California House and for Children at the Grace Little Centre, children’s home based respite, community support, young people’s clubs and holidays, family support workers for young people with autism, holidays, leisure activities and befriending. 

Bag pack to raise money for California House

Date: Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 10:00am Location: Morrisons, Kingstown Road, Carlisle

Please come along and help raise money for California House

Support Peter

Date: Sunday, 1 October 2017 - 10:00am Location: Carlisle

Peter is running in his uniform to help us.

help California House

Date: Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 11:00am Location: Morrisons, Kingstown Road, Carlisle

Can you spare a little time to help raise money to transform California House.

2018 is our 50th anniversary

In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

2018 is our 50th anniversary

In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

2018 is our 50th anniversary

In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

Help us support people like Sam and Caroline Read the story

Two best friends living together with support from Carlisle Mencap to be independent in their own home.