Our Team

Sheila Gregory

Sheila is the CEO and the most senior manager at Carlisle Mencap, her responsibilities include fundraising, contracts, writing grant applications and tender bids, overseeing all administration, hearing appeals and overall management of all staff. 

Karen Routledge

Karen is the adult services operations manager and she is also the CQC registered manager for Outreach, Supported Living and California House and line manages the service managers.  

Krysia Pantechis

Krysia is the children's services operations manager.

Michelle Thompson

Michelle is the supported living manager and employment opportunities manager, also overseeing the running of the shop in Botchergate, Carlisle, and our Doves Cafe in Chapel Street, Carlisle. 

Jenny Farish

Jenny is our adult outreach manager.

Julie Harrison

Julie is the children's outreach manager

Simon Barrett

Simon is the children's activities service manager looking after the children's clubs, playschemes, holidays and days away.

Scott Henry

Scott is adult respite manager with special responsibilities for managing the California House adult respite centre in north Carlisle.

Stuart Cowper

Stuart is the manager of the Grace Little Centre for children in north Carlisle.

Wendy Wilson

Wendy is our staff development manager.

Craig Scott

Craig is the manager of the children's respite centre at Huntley Avenue in Penrith.

Frank Tripp

Frank is the manager of the children's respite centre at Hart Street in Ulverston.

Phil Taylor

Phil is our events & fundraising officer.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Doves Cafe this week

Date: 21st May Location: Doves Cafe, Chapel Street, Carlisle

DOVES Cafe will be closing an hour earlier today - Tuesday May 21 - at 2pm rather than 3pm with last food orders at 1.15pm.

Annual General Meeting May 23

Date: 23rd May Location: Old Town Hall, Carlisle

IMPORTANT - The annual general meeting of Carlisle Mencap takes place on Thursday, May 23, at 7pm at the Old Town Hall Assembly Rooms in Carlisle city centre.

May Half-Term fun!

Date: 28th May Location: Across Cumbria

CARLISLE Mencap has got some great trips and activities lined up for youngsters this May Half-term - so make sure you book now!