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We Are People First

Providing Information, support and services to help the people of Cumbria achieve more

Our Vision:

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

How we make a difference


Independent Advocacy Hub

Receive advocacy support from People First. Click the link and enter your details and our team will be happy to help. Get our help now

Centre for Learning

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


We help champion your views about the health and social care in the North West. Learn about Healthwatch


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.


Carlisle Conference Centre Autumn offer

Get 1 delegate in 10 for free and a full days catering when you book your conference or meeting with...

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NHS Complaints Advocacy

People First has been supporting Cumbrian residents to raise concerns and complaints about their NHS care and treatment since April...

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Planning for our futures…

This isn’t a topic that people usually talk openly about. In fact sometimes, people start talking about this topic a...

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