News and events from Carlisle Mencap including real life stories.
Gosling Sike trip
Carlisle Mencap's Independence Studio members and staff enjoyed a fantastic trip to Cumbria Wildlife Trust's Gosling Sike nature reserve and organic working farm.
Summer Playscheme 2019
CARLISLE Mencap Summer Playscheme 2019 has got some fantastic trips and events lined up this July and August!
Volunteers are vital
AS National Volunteers' Week approaches, we look at the importance of volunteers to charities like Carlisle Mencap. Read all about it at www.carlislemencaptivate.com
Orchid Club - fun and games!
CARLISLE Mencap's Orchid Club meets most Wednesdays at The Sands Centre - and it is also after volunteers to help the club continue to provide fun and games!
New date for quiz
NEW date fixed - the Carlisle Mencap fundraising quiz at the Cumbrian Cheesecake Company cafe will now take place on FRIDAY, JUNE 14 at 7.30pm.
Delicious food at Doves
OUR Doves Cafe in Chapel Street, Carlisle, serves delicious home-made food plus teas, coffees and soft drinks from 10am to 3pm every Tuesday and Wednesday!
Memorable day at children's centre
A NEW-LOOK ultra-modern sensory and technology room for children using Carlisle Mencap’s Huntley Avenue children’s centre in Penrith has been officially opened!
We give you £30 to fundraise!
CARLISLE Mencap has launched the £30 Accumulator Challenge for teams from companies and organisations to help raise funds for our charity - and have a lot of fun in the process!
Open Day at Grace Little
CARLISLE Mencap's Open Day and Business Breakfast at its Grace Little Centre for children heard some excellent speeches about the good that charities and businesses working together can do for the communities we live in.
Down on the farm!
A GROUP of 15 staff and members from Carlisle Mencap enjoyed a fabulous day down on the farm during a visit to the Yorkshire Dales!
Disability Friendly Gym
GET fit and have fun at the same time with the Disability Friendly Gym Group every Thursday.
Exciting opportunities with Carlisle Mencap
Carlisle Mencap have exciting opportunities for compassionate and enthusiastic support workers to work in our all-female supported living houses.