We Are People First

Providing advocacy, education and services to help people live their best life

Our Vision:

A world where each and every individual is treated equally, fairly, and where their rights, choices, and beliefs are respected.

How we make a difference

Independent Advocacy

Independent Advocacy supports people to have their voices heard and their rights and choices respected. Find out how we can help.

Centre for Learning

Our Hospitality Academy has been designed to offer a real alternative to traditional day services. Explore our venues

Free and Friendly Counselling

Our counselling service, Here, supports people when they need it. Counselling. Psychotherapy. Online Therapy. Get support Here.



People First offer a range of professional and modern meeting rooms with state-of-the-art conference facilities. From smaller rooms to large meeting layouts, we’ll cater for all your conference requirements.


Thank you boxes from the People First Cafe

In 2021, People First launched a new and unique café based in the heart of Carlisle’s new Northern Centre for...

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Events for Young People: January 2022

It’s our first Youth Projects team activity schedule of 2022! They have three activities for you to join this month...

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People First joins Amazon Smile

People First is excited to have joined the world-wide fundraising initiative, AmazonSmile. A simple way for people to support charitable...

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