• 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?

  • Landmark exhibition launched

    Date: 18th March Location: Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle

    THE exhibition '50 Years Of Carlisle Mencap - Our Lives Now And Then' is running at the Community Gallery at Tullie House Museum in Carlisle until Thursday April 11 following a very successful launch ceremony.

  • National award for Independence Studio

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

  • Carlisle Mencap wins top award!

    CARLISLE Mencap is celebrating a notable success at the annual Cumbria Social Enterprise Partnership Awards.

  • Early Positive Approaches to Support

    NEW EPAtS programmes - Early Positive Approaches to Support - launching in Kendal and Barrow. So if you're a family caregiver for a child aged a few months to five years who has a learning disability, global development delay or autism, then read on!

  • 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!

  • 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. 

Bungee jumps for fun and fundraising

Date: Sunday, 16 June 2019 - 11:00am 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?

Landmark exhibition launched

Date: Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 11:00am Location: Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle

THE exhibition '50 Years Of Carlisle Mencap - Our Lives Now And Then' is running at the Community Gallery at Tullie House Museum in Carlisle until Thursday April 11 following a very successful launch ceremony.

Truck Run boost

Date: Saturday, 6 April 2019 - 10:30am Location: Gilwilly Industrial Estate, Penrith

TRUCK drivers from across Cumbria are hitting the road next month to raise vital funds for Carlisle Mencap's Cumbria Autism Family Project.

National award for Independence Studio

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

Carlisle Mencap wins top award!

CARLISLE Mencap is celebrating a notable success at the annual Cumbria Social Enterprise Partnership Awards.

Early Positive Approaches to Support

NEW EPAtS programmes - Early Positive Approaches to Support - launching in Kendal and Barrow. So if you're a family caregiver for a child aged a few months to five years who has a learning disability, global development delay or autism, then read on!

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.