2018 is our 50th anniversary

In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

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News and events from Carlisle Mencap including real life stories.

Anniversary bench unveiled

Carlisle Mencap marked the day 50 years ago that the charity was founded by unveiling a commemorative bench at The Grace Little Centre,

Tackling hate crime

As Learning Disabilities Week 2018 approaches, we thought it would be timely if we highlighted again these two excellent, poignant films about tackling hate crime.

Major health and wellbeing initiative

Carlisle Mencap was among the third sector groups at an important meeting organised by Cumbria CVS' Cumbria Action for Health team about Integrated Care Communities (ICCs) in North Cumbria.

The Mayor of Carlisle Jessica Riddle visited the stand Good day at the Gala

Thanks to Upperby and Currock Carlisle city councillors, Carlisle Mencap was able to use their stand at the popular Upperby Gala on a gloriously sunny Bank Holiday Monday at Hammond's Pond.

2018 is our 50th anniversary

In 1968 parents of children with learning disability started Carlisle MENCAP. We are planning lots of things you can join in with. We have a special logo for the year as well a # #CM@50 so you can follow us on twitter.

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.

History project

The Indpendence studio have started work on their history project.

Highly commended

Our Independence Studio were pleased to win a high commended award in the national Crimebeat awards

Sainsburys' Big Bike Ride

Like cycling? If you do, you can get involved in the Sainburys' Big Bike Ride on 11th September.

We visited the House of Commons

Emma David and Sheila visited the houses of Commons last week.

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Phone: 01228 674393
Email us: enquiries@carlislemencap.co.uk

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