Laurence's Story: Supported Lodgings Host
84 year-old Laurence Smith has retired from being a Supported Lodgings Host after seven years of helping young people. He gave a safe and loving home to those facing homelessness and we can’t thank him enough for his kindness and compassion.
Stefan's Story: Support After Leaving Care
Stefan tells his story in this engaging video, talking about the challenges he faced when leaving care and the support he found at Step by Step. An intelligent, eloquent young man with a bright future ahead of him.
Read Our Summer 2021 Newsletter
The Step by Step Summer 2021 newsletter is out now. Catch up on our top news stories and articles, including stories of young people we have supported. Read online or download a PDF copy.
MP Ranil Jayawardena Visits Step by Step
Ranil Jayawardena was given a tour of our Aldershot accommodation. The Member of Parliament for North East Hampshire learned about the essential services offered to young people in his constituency.
End of Eviction Ban Puts Young People at Risk
The ban on evictions during Covid ended on 31st May 2021. We believe that this will lead to a huge number of evictions and an increase in homelessness as a result, and that young people will be considerably affected.
Introducing Brighter Futures
Our new Brighter Futures appeal helps to fund key services that give young people the opportunity to break the cycle of homelessness. Young people need more than a roof over their head: they need the skills and confidence to work towards a brighter future.
A Peak Inside Our Foyer Accommodation
A Step by Step Foyer is more than just a safe place to live - it's an opportunity for a young person to get their life back on track. This series of short videos offers a quick peak inside our Aldershot, Basingstoke and Havant Foyers.
Glory Global Case Study
The importance of Multi-Year Partnerships is well understood from a charity perspective, but perhaps less so from a corporate one. Glory Global moved to a year-on-year partnership to support young people in the Basingstoke area.
Community Rallies Support During Pandemic
Despite the difficulties posed by the pandemic, our local community have been working harder than ever to support young people facing homelessness. We have been humbled by the support of the community and their passion for helping young people facing more challenges than most.
Cargate Crew Smash the 272
An intrepid group of fundraisers lead by Councillor Alex Crawford are walking hundreds of kilometres to raise money for young people facing homelessness. The Cargate Crew have taken on the 272 Challenge to support Step by Step.
Remembering a Champion of Young People
Prince Philip was an ardent supporter of charity and a champion of young people. When he retired from royal duties in 2017, he was involved in more than 780 organisations.
Meet Rocky: Supported Lodgings Host
Since becoming a Supported Lodgings Host in June 2018, Rocky has supported six young people, demonstrating amazing compassion and kindness to help them move on with their lives.