• Exciting opportunities with Carlisle Mencap

    ARE you compassionate and enthusiastic? Do you want a new rewarding challenge helping others? Then Carlisle Mencap would love to hear from you!

  • Anniversary film launched

    AS part of Carlisle Mencap's 50th anniversary celebrations a short film called 'Our Lives Now And Then' was officially launched at a gathering at Carlisle Youth Zone, attended by invited guests including the Mayor of Carlisle Jessica Riddle.

  • BBC Children In Need

    CARLISLE Mencap staff, support workers and service users played their part on a fantastic night of fundraising and entertainment at the Brampton Road University of Cumbria campus for BBC Children in Need.

  • Independence Studio films tackle crime

    Don't miss Carlisle Mencap's Independence Studio's films on sexual exploitation - Is It OK? - and hate crime. Follow these Youtube links and watch them now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORqz5c1My0k&t=35s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5MZj2whg

  • Grateful for their support

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

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. 

Raffle draw draws near

Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019 - 12:30pm Location: Carlisle Mencap

THURSDAY January 31 is the day that the Carlisle Mencap Festive Raffle draw takes place - still time to buy tickets!

Support our talented acts!

Date: Friday, 1 February 2019 - 6:00pm Location: Harraby Catholic Club, Edgehill Road, Carlisle

COME along and support the acts who will be taking to the stage at Harraby Catholic Club on Friday February 1 for our Carlisle Mencap's Got Talent show!

February Disco

Date: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 6:00pm Location: Harraby Catholic Club, Edgehill Road, Carlisle

ANOTHER of our popular discos will take place on Wednesday February 20 at Harraby Catholic Club in Carlisle.

Exciting opportunities with Carlisle Mencap

ARE you compassionate and enthusiastic? Do you want a new rewarding challenge helping others? Then Carlisle Mencap would love to hear from you!

Tribute to former mayor

ALL at Carlisle Mencap were very sorry to hear the news that former Mayor of Carlisle, Jacquelyne Geddes, has died. She helped raise thousands of pounds for Carlisle Mencap.

£250 boost for Carlisle Mencap

CARLISLE Mencap has been given a £250 donation from a firm currently building two care homes in Cumbria.

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.