We Are People First

Providing information, support and services to help people achieve more

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.


Join our team as a Healthwatch Administrator

Healthwatch Cumbria (HWC) is an independent organisation set up to champion citizens’ views of health and social care services in...

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People First Receives Barclays Funding to Expand Vital Support

People First is proud to be one of a hundred charities to become a Barclays UK charity partner. As a...

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Could you be our next Community Worker?

If you’re looking for an exciting, rewarding and impactful new role, we have the position for you. An exciting opportunity...

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