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.


Events Schedule for Young People: September 2021

It’s that time when our Youth Projects team proudly launch their upcoming activities schedule. Calling all young Cumbrians aged 10-18!...

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Volunteer with our Cafe Team

Brilliant baker? Delightful driver? Hero of a host? We are looking for volunteers to join the People First Cafe team....

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Youth Projects: A summer trip to Bendrigg Lodge

Every month, our Youth Projects team run a host of exciting and interactive activities. From cooking to painting; from photos...

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