• Great North Run opportunities

    Date: 18th April Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

    FANCY taking part in the world's greatest half marathon - and help raise money for Carlisle Mencap at the same time? Then we'd love to hear from you!

  • Fundraising quiz fun

    Date: 15th April Location: Cumbrian Cheesecake Company, Infirmary Road, Carlisle

    CARLISLE Mencap is joining forces with the Cumbrian Cheesecake Company for a series of fundraising quizzes - and the first one is next month!

  • Exciting opportunities with Carlisle Mencap

    Carlisle Mencap have exciting opportunities for compassionate and enthusiastic support workers to work in our all-female supported living houses.

  • Hendrix tribute tickets on sale now

    Date: 27th March Location: The Brickyard, Fisher Street, Carlisle

    Carlisle Mencap are thrilled that Europe's top Jimi Hendrix tribute band - Are You Experienced? - will be playing a special fundraising gig for the charity on Saturday, June 15 - part of our bumper fundraising weekend!

  • Bungee jumps for fun and fundraising

    Date: 21st March Location: Creighton Rugby Club

    PEOPLE of all ages are coming forward to take part in our spectacular sponsored bungee jumps event in June - so why not take the plunge and join them?

  • National award for Independence Studio

    CARLISLE MENCAP'S Independence Studio has won first prize at the annual National Crimebeat Awards.

  • Grateful for their help and support

    CARLISLE Mencap would like to thank these groups, trusts and companies for their vital support and financial help.

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. 

Great North Run opportunities

Date: Sunday, 8 September 2019 - 9:00am Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

FANCY taking part in the world's greatest half marathon - and help raise money for Carlisle Mencap at the same time? Then we'd love to hear from you!

Art Activity Sessions

Date: Saturday, 27 April 2019 - 9:00am Location: Lake District Coast Aquarium, Maryport

Do you or your brother or sister have autism? Then come and join us for some fun, creative FREE sessions to be run in the west and south of Cumbria.

Fundraising quiz fun

Date: Friday, 10 May 2019 - 7:30pm Location: Cumbrian Cheesecake Company, Infirmary Road, Carlisle

CARLISLE Mencap is joining forces with the Cumbrian Cheesecake Company for a series of fundraising quizzes - and the first one is next month!

Disability Friendly Gym

GET fit and have fun at the same time with the Disability Friendly Gym Group every Thursday.

Exciting opportunities with Carlisle Mencap

Carlisle Mencap have exciting opportunities for compassionate and enthusiastic support workers to work in our all-female supported living houses.

Truck Run success!

THE Truck Run organised to raise funds for Carlisle Mencap's Cumbria Autism Family Support Project was a huge success - so many thanks to organisers Zoe and Nick Rigg!

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.