Parents and Carers

We believe in providing person centred support to people with learning disabiliites and their families and we have some services which are made to help families in particular. We have support workers available to help with issues around diagnosis of Autism and learning about an autistic child through one to one work and workshops, a rights and advice worker who has many years of experience working with people with learning disabilities and can offer one to one advice around many issues for example housing, benefits or educaiton. We have also put together a few useful links which might help families.

Cumbria Autism Family Support Project

The Cumbria Autism Family Support Project provide advice and support to families with Autistic children aged up to 18 throughout the county.

Helpful links

One of the ways we help families with to provide information and useful contact numbers or websites.

Rights and advice

A joint project between Carlisle and Eden Mencap to provide advice and information about everyday matters.

Upcoming Events

family fund

Date: 2nd May Location: People First Conference Centre Milbourne Street.

A Family Fund information day takes place at the People First conference Centre on 2nd May.

60s disco

Date: 20th April Location: Morton Manor

We are having a 60's disco to celebrate our 50th anniversary. Everyone welcome.

Take Control

Date: 20th March Location: Tullie House Carlisle

You are invited to come along and support our members to launch their film on hate crime and get involved in an important conference,