Sleep Out is Back!
We are excited to announce that the Step by Step Sleep Out is back for 2022! This year’s sleep out will be an in-person event on 7th October at Farnborough Business Park.
Croudace Homes Sponsor Step by Step Flat
We are delighted to report that Croudace Homes are sponsoring one of our Supported Independence Flats. This funding means a safe and supported home for four young people at any one time – young people who would otherwise be homeless.
New Opportunities Fund Launched
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Opportunities Fund – a way to quickly support young people with the items they need to succeed. This fund can be used for ad hoc purchases of items such as travel cards, food, clothing and other essentials.
Step by Step Host Supports Ukrainian Refugees
Step by Step Host Alex recently accommodated two Ukrainian refugees, providing them with emergency accommodation and support before a permanent place could be found for them.
Brighter Futures 2022 Now Live
Brighter Futures 2022 is the second year of our fundraising appeal that asks member of the public, community groups and companies to help give young people the chance to achieve a positive, sustainable future with a regular monthly donation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.