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.
Can you help us to Open Doors for Young People?
This week sees the launch of our Open Doors 2018 appeal to help young people in the south east this Christmas who are facing adversity including homelessness.
StreetSmart Launches For 2018
This year we are once again part of StreetSmart and have some amazing restaurants fundraising for us. Dine out in Hampshire and fundraise for Step by Step at the same time.
Farnborough Winter Half Marathon 2019
We are delighted that 2:09 Events Ltd have again chosen us to be their charity partner for the THIRD Farnborough Winter Half Marathon and 5km Fun Run taking place on Sunday 27th January 2019. A sell-out marathon in 2017 and 2018, it promises to be a great run.
Prudential RideLondon 100 2019
Be part of an Olympic legacy and join 20,000 cyclists on this incredible and unforgettable 100 mile, traffic-free experience through London’s most iconic sites and Surrey’s beautiful countryside in the Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100 2019.