We Are People First

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

Our Vision:

We believe in, and actively seek to create, a society 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.



Modern meeting rooms and state-of-the-art conference facilities. Whether your booking is small or large, our team is ready to help.


Join our team

Working at People First is all about improving people’s lives. If you’re looking for a job that makes a difference, take a look at our current vacancies.


Events for Young People: August 2022

This month, there’s plenty going on with the People First Youth Team. From coding with Botley, Canoeing to Street art...

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The Latest from Healthwatch Lancashire

Hello from the Healthwatch Lancashire team and welcome to our latest e-newsletter. From building links with communities across Lancashire to...

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Healthwatch Board meeting in public: July

The next in public meeting of Healthwatch Cumbria and Lancashire board of trustees is taking place on the 26th of...

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