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IF YOU live in Sefton and have a learning disability we are here to help you.

You can join us as a member and get involved every week or come along to our community meetings, activities and events.

We are a working group and a user led organisation.  Our members take the lead in the running of People First Merseyside.

Our activity includes:

  • Advocacy group meetings
  • Diary Meetings
  • Get Involved Group
  • Partnership Board and Community, Network and Forum meetings
  • Training
  • Consultation
  • Easy Read
  • Social events

People First was set up in Sefton in the year 2000 and there were 2 groups, People First Southport and People First Bootle.

We all now work as a Sefton Group within People First Merseyside.

We have members from Ainsdale, Bootle, Crosby, Formby, Litherland Maghull, Netherton, Seaforth and Southport.

For more information or to become a member please ring 0151 329 2137 or email


Lesley Curran, Sefton member "I like coming to People First Merseyside, I like working in the office, writing on the envelopes. I am more confident and have lots of friends."