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. 

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.

Remembering Callum

Date: Monday, 2 October 2017 - 3:30pm Location: The Grace Little centre

All those who remember Callum Todd are invited to celebrate his life at a memorial day at Grace Little Centre

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.

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.