At Step by Step we passionately believe in supporting local young people who are going through hard times. We take a unique step by step approach, providing accommodation, personal development opportunities, and specialist support services. Our approach helps young people to identify and fulfil their aspirations.
Excellence in all we do. Teamwork through successful collaborations and partnerships. Honesty and openness. Ownership of our work, words, and actions. Strength by building courage and resilience.
It is our vision for every young person facing adversity, including homelessness, to realise their aspirations and reach their full potential.
1 in 100 young people are now expected to experience homelessness, but only 1 in 5 local authorities offer advocacy to support young people.
Unemployment rates are three times higher for 16-25 year olds when compared with the rest of the UK population.
Half of all mental health problems have been established by the age of 14, rising to 75% by age 24.
could provide a social activity for one young person.
could cover the cost of registering a young person to learn through AQA.
enables us to accommodate a young person for one night.
could provide a young person with a specialist counselling session.
could provide accommodation and access to our full range of support to a young person for one week.
James' StoryJames is an incredible success story and one that has its roots in the time he came to Step by Step ten years ago... Read more
Jodie's StoryJodie* was referred to Future STEPS to improve her self-esteem and confidence along with creating personal goals and ambitions for the future. Read more
Amy's StoryFor World Homeless Day Amy was prepared to share a little of her story in her own words. Read more
Jasmine's StoryJasmine was referred to Youth AIMS by her school, at the request of her mum who was concerned about her behaviour and drinking. Read more
Robert's JourneyRobert has gone from a young man who avoided spending time with others, to a confident young man who was willing to showcase our services to assessors. Read more
YOUNG PEOPLE reached through Peer Education and Community Presentations.
YOUNG PEOPLE directly supported through Step by Step's Services.
EDUCATION OR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES were accessed over the course of the year.
FREE COUNSELLING SESSIONS were delivered to young people last year.
Steve is Our Superstar Sleep Out Fundraiser
Steve Gotting joined us at Sleep Out last year and gained the highest sponsorship of any participant. With Sleep Out 2019 just 2 weeks away, we look at how Steve came to support Step by Step and why it’s so important to get involved in our flagship annual event.
Beneath the Tip of the Iceberg - The Hidden Homelessness Crisis
The common misconception persists that homelessness is all about ‘rough sleeping’. However, recent findings reveal that thirteen times more people are termed hidden homeless compared with those sleeping rough.
Sleep Out at EBB Stadium
Over 170 people joined our 8th annual Sleep Out Challenge to help improve the lives of vulnerable young people. Join us to make this year's Sleep Out the biggest one yet!
Experience the thrill of the lifetime. Skydive while supporting our young people charity. Skydiving experiences near you. Tandem Skydiving. Charity Event.