First Steps Towards Our New Foyer


First Steps Towards Our New Foyer

We are excited to announce the purchase of a new property in the New Forest, which will become Step by Step Foyer accommodation. The house in Totton will accommodate four young people at any one time.

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Bidding Wars: Young People Outbid on a Place to Live


Bidding Wars: Young People Outbid on a Place to Live

A shortage of rental properties means that there is fierce competition for the few places available, and many landlords are taking advantage of this by inviting bids to rent their properties. This is pricing young people out of the market, particularly those already facing challenging personal circumstances.

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Introducing Launch – Advice and Guidance for Young People


Introducing Launch – Advice and Guidance for Young People

We are delighted to announce that our new Launch service is live, ready to support young people with early intervention advice, information and signposting. Launch provides information and guidance on a range of issues, including housing and homelessness.

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Open Doors Appeal Most Successful Yet


Open Doors Appeal Most Successful Yet

Open Doors 2021 was our most successful Christmas appeal ever. A huge thank you to everyone who helped us raise over £60,000 – a fantastic amount that will support young people throughout the year.

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Leo Docherty MP Visits Step by Step


Leo Docherty MP Visits Step by Step

We were pleased to receive a visit from Leo Docherty MP. The Member of Parliament for Aldershot visited his local Step by Step Foyer to meet members of the team and hear about our work supporting young people in his constituency.

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Introducing Open Doors 2021


Introducing Open Doors 2021

Our Open Doors 2021 appeal is now live. Members of the public, community groups and businesses can help us accommodate and support young people over the festive period and beyond by donating to our Christmas campaign.

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HRH The Countess of Wessex Visits Aldershot Foyer


HRH The Countess of Wessex Visits Aldershot Foyer

We were honoured to receive a visit from HRH The Countess of Wessex. Her Royal Highness was given a tour of our Aldershot accommodation to mark the launch of Step by Step Fostering Ltd.

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Scouts Show Community Spirit


Scouts Show Community Spirit

We are fortunate to be supported by some fantastic groups in the communities we work in. 2nd Copythorne Scouts held a fundraising sleep out, while 1st Purbrook Scouts collected donations for our Havant Foyer.

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2020-21 Impact Report Now Available


2020-21 Impact Report Now Available

The 2020-21 Impact Report from youth homelessness charity Step by Step. We supported more young people than ever before, empowering them to work towards a brighter future. View online or download as a PDF.

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Garfield Weston Foundation Helps Change Young Lives


Garfield Weston Foundation Helps Change Young Lives

We are delighted to have received an incredible £225,000 grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation. This three-year funding will go towards a range of specialist support services for young people, including wellbeing, recovery and family mediation.

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Universal Credit Cut Could Increase Homelessness


Universal Credit Cut Could Increase Homelessness

Step by Step has joined over 40 other homelessness charities in signing a letter to Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, expressing their concern at the cut to Universal Credit and urging that an adequate safety net is put in place.

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A Brief History of Step by Step Cartoon


A Brief History of Step by Step Cartoon

Our colourful cartoon presents a brief history of Step by Step and the key milestones along our journey to date. Thank you to actor and artist Sam David Head (@SamualDavidHead on Twitter) for creating these fantastic illustrations.

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