News and events from Carlisle Mencap including real life stories.
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!
Mate Crime film launched
CARLISLE Mencap's Independence Studio has launched its new film. Called Tell Someone, it highlights the dangers of mate crime. See it now on Youtube at https://youtu.be/D1VnZqvxBrA
Toys and equipment boost
CARLISLE Mencap are thrilled to have received a very welcome boost of £500 worth of sporting equipment and toys from Active Cumbria.
Talent Show success
The dazzling basketball juggling skills of Jordan saw him win the first prize at the Carlisle Mencap's Got Talent show at the 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!
£250 boost for Carlisle Mencap
CARLISLE Mencap has been given a £250 donation from a firm currently building two care homes in Cumbria.
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.
Fantastic EPAtS feedback
CARLISLE Mencap staff are delighted with the feedback they've received following the EPAtS programmes that have been held in Carlisle, Workington and Penrith.
Disability Information Updates
Carlisle Mencap was at the latest Disability Information Day at the Lakes College, Lillyhall. The following information will be of interest to parents and carers of children and adults with learning disabilities.
Autism Project workshops
THE Autism Family Support Project has set up a variety of Workshop and Information Sessions in west Cumbria for later this year and into next year.