Working with and for our Community

Our Mission Statement


"Helping people in Fakenham and the surrounding areas who are in need by providing information, a social centre, access to training, clubs and support groups".

First Focus offers a friendly way to access information on issues around health, disability, social matters and education/training.

As a Social Centre we welcome visitors to call in for a coffee and a friendly chat any time the Centre is open.


Recent Events

First Focus opens a new community cafe in town


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First Focus have opened a new community cafe in Fakenham. Pictured are (from left) April Simnor, Clarissa Belson, Jess Lemon and Sara Sayer
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Opening Times


The Centre is open


Monday  9 am to 1 pm
Tuesday 9 am to 1 pm
Wednesday  9 am to 1 pm
Thursday 9 am to 3 pm


Contact information


Postal address


Oak Street
Norfolk NR21 9DY


Telephone:  01328 855083


Email:  info@firstfocus.org.uk

News Flash

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First Focus, which has helped thousands of people in the Fakenham area over the last 13 years, has been awarded a £285,352 grant from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund.

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Sponsorship & Donations

First Focus is a small Fakenham charity which relies on support from the local community to keep running. 

The charity provides IMMEDIATE help and support to all vulnerable people who walk through the door.

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Our Co-Ordinator, April Simnor will be happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Coordinator - April Simnor

How to find us