News and events from Carlisle Mencap including real life stories.
Treat Me Well campaign
CARLISLE Mencap will be in the atrium at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, on Monday and Wednesday next week - October 17 & 17 - to highlight Mencap's Treat Me Well campaign.
California House work almost complete
THE major refurbishment work and extension at California House adult centre in north Carlisle is almost complete.
OUR service users at the Independence Studio at the Grace Little Centre are already getting very creative in time for Christmas!
Fundraising events frenzy!
We've got some fantastic fundraising events coming up as Carlisle Mencap's 50th anniversary year reaches an exciting finale!
Raffle tickets on sale
TICKETS for the Carlisle Mencap Festive Raffle have now gone on sale. £1 a ticket, £5 a book. This is going to be a major fundraiser in our 50th anniversary year.
Fancy a new challenge that will make a big difference to people's lives? Carlisle Mencap needs full and part-time support workers in Carlisle and Ulverston. Apply NOW!
A new blog called Carlisle Mencaptivate has been launched at http://www.carlislemencaptivate.com/
Smart new look in garden
The fence in the garden at Carlisle Mencap's Huntley Avenue centre in Penrith has been given a smart new look thanks to volunteers.
Early Help Process Feedback Survey
As part of Cumbria County Council's Local Safeguarding Children Board's Ofsted Improvement Plan following inspection the board is looking to increase the level of communication with families about the Early Help process.
Feeding the pipers!
Carlisle Mencap's Doves Cafe staff were kept busy making cakes and scones to feed some special guests to the city - The Pipes and Drums of Canada, made up of 50 musicians.
Many thanks to two recent fundraising efforts that have been gratefully received here at Carlisle Mencap.
Chair's letter to the press
Carlisle Mencap chair Christine Bowditch had a lead letter printed in the News & Star welcoming the recent spotlight on autism.