• Pudsey party time!

    Date: 14th November Location: Brampton Road Campus University of Cumbria

    PUDSEY'S coming to Carlisle this Friday - and Carlisle Mencap staff and service users will be there to greet him!

  • Christmas Fair treats

    Date: 14th November Location: Doves Cafe/Church of Scotland Hall

    THERE will be lots of tables and stands featuring a host of festive treats and gift ideas at our Christmas Fair on Wednesday, December 12.

  • Grateful for their support

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

  • Sponsored walk success

    FOUR members of Carlisle Mencap - well supported by service users and support walkers - have raised lots of money for the charity after completing the '20 Miles For Carlisle Mencap' sponsored walk.

  • Meet 'Meatloaf' - Tickets on sale

    MATT Shaw will be one of the 11 acts taking centre stage at Limelight Live 2018 which promises to be a fantastic night of fundraising entertainment at the Harraby Community Theatre.

  • Transforming California House

    We still need £60,000 to help pay for our transformation of California House.

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. 

Pudsey party time!

Date: Friday, 16 November 2018 - 5:30pm Location: Brampton Road Campus University of Cumbria

PUDSEY'S coming to Carlisle this Friday - and Carlisle Mencap staff and service users will be there to greet him!

Christmas Fair treats

Date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 12:30pm Location: Doves Cafe/Church of Scotland Hall

THERE will be lots of tables and stands featuring a host of festive treats and gift ideas at our Christmas Fair on Wednesday, December 12.

Limelight Live concert

Date: Sunday, 9 December 2018 - 6:30pm Location: Harraby Community Theatre, Edgehill Road

THE Limelight Live 2018 concert at Harraby Community Theatre in Carlisle promises to be a fantastic night's entertainment in aid of Carlisle Mencap. And some tickets are still available.

Well done Sam!

FOR the first time ever a Carlisle Mencap worker was nominated for a prestigious award in the Cumbria Children In Care 2018 event.

Grateful for their support

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

Sponsored walk success

FOUR members of Carlisle Mencap - well supported by service users and support walkers - have raised lots of money for the charity after completing the '20 Miles For Carlisle Mencap' sponsored walk.

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.