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.

The need
						1 in 100 young people are now expected…
How to get involved

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						could provide a social activity…


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.

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Success Stories

  • Esme's Story

    Esme's Story

    When she was just 13 years old, Esme moved to the UK to live with her mum. Tragically, her mum passed away only a week later. Read more
  • John's Story

    John's Story

    John moved into our Dorset Foyer accommodation following a family breakdown. He has high-functioning autism. His communication difficulties meant that he initially struggled to engage with staff at even the most basic level. Read more
  • Mia's Story

    Mia's Story

    Mia had always had a difficult relationship with her mum. From the age of 13, she was regularly being kicked out of home and finding herself sofa surfing, moving from one friend to another and with no stability in her life. Read more
  • Karen's Story

    Karen's Story

    When Karen’s relationship with her partner broke down, she was unable to return home to her mum due to ongoing problems, and so found herself with nowhere to go. We gave her an emergency bed at our Krystal House foyer. Read more
  • James' Story

    James' Story

    James 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

The Difference We've Made


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.


Calling all Supporters - Let Us Know Your Thoughts

Calling all Supporters - Let Us Know Your Thoughts

We love sharing our news and young people's stories with you. Now it's your turn to have your say. Please complete our 2-minute survey to help us better share our news with our supporters.

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Supported Lodgings Extends into Wiltshire

Supported Lodgings Extends into Wiltshire

We are delighted to announce the extension of our Supported Lodgings service into Wiltshire, thereby accommodating and supporting more vulnerable young people that ever before.

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Sleep Out Extreme 2020

Sleep Out Extreme 2020

To mark the 10th anniversary of our annual Sleep Out event, we're going back to basics with Sleep Out Extreme. Can you take on the challenge and raise money for young people experiencing homelessness?

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10K Sponsored Walk at Devil's Punch Bowl

10K Sponsored Walk at Devil's Punch Bowl

Join our 10K charity walk at the Devil's Punch Bowl in Surrey and get sponsored to help young people facing homelessness.

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