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. 

children's activities

Date: Sunday, 22 January 2017 - 10:00am Location: cumbria

Children's activities for the first 3 months of this year

Christmas playshcemes

Date: Saturday, 10 December 2016 - 10:00pm Location: various

There are still places on our Christmas playscheme

4th birthday party at Grace Little Centre

Date: Monday, 31 October 2016 - 2:15pm Location: Grace Little Centre

Grace Little centre is having a birthday party

Support Worker vacancies available now.

Support worker vacancies available now.

Imogen's sky dive

Imogen aged 16 is doing a tandem sky dive to raise funds for us

History project

The Indpendence studio have started work on their history project.

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.