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.

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

The Big Festive Fundraising Quiz

Date: 3rd December Location: Old Fire Station, Peter Street, Carlisle

A fun test of trivia to help raise funds for Carlisle Mencap will take place on Monday, December 3 - so get your team of four signed up now!

In the Limelight

Date: 9th December Location: Harraby Community Theatre Carlisle

A fabulous night of live music is being lined up as part of Carlisle Mencap's feast of festive fundraising fun.

Tesco Bags of Help underway

Date: 3rd September Location: Tesco stores in Carlisle

We're underway at Tesco! Get shopping at the superstore chain's outlets at Rosehill and Victoria Viaduct to give Carlisle Mencap a big boost.