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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.


Talk-Active: The first year of a life-changing programme

In September 2018 People First successfully secured funding from Children in Need for a new three year youth project which...

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Advocacy Awareness Week: The Advocate’s Advocate

With Advocacy Advocacy Awareness Week coming to a close, Care Act/ Independent Mental Capacity Advocate, Sarah has been inspired to...

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Advocacy Awareness Week: What’s Advocacy, Who’s It For, How Does It Help?

In an ideal world no one would need advocacy support; people would speak up for themselves and be listened to...

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