Biggest Ever Sleep Out for Step by Step
Sleep Out 2019 was the most successful yet, with 200 people attending and raising over £16,000 to help local young people. Participants slept out on the concrete terraces of Aldershot’s EBB stadium for one night to support local young people at risk of homelessness.
Sailing Success for Step by Step Crew
Step by Step volunteer, Matthew Sleap, took part in the Nab Tower Pursuit sailing challenge to raise money for the charity. Not only did he skipper the Bombardier III into second place, he won the Charity Prize for the most money raised towards a charitable cause.
Steve is Our Superstar Sleep Out Fundraiser
Steve Gotting joined us at Sleep Out last year and gained the highest sponsorship of any participant. With Sleep Out 2019 just 2 weeks away, we look at how Steve came to support Step by Step and why it’s so important to get involved in our flagship annual event.
Beneath the Tip of the Iceberg - The Hidden Homelessness Crisis
The common misconception persists that homelessness is all about ‘rough sleeping’. However, recent findings reveal that thirteen times more people are termed hidden homeless compared with those sleeping rough.
Step by Step Crew Embarking on Sailing Challenge
A crew of young people from Step by Step will be taking part in the Channel Nab Tower Pursuit challenge on Saturday 15th June, skippered by volunteer Matthew Sleap.
Get Sponsored to Sleep Out and Support People Like Lydia
With Sleep Out 2019 drawing ever nearer, we look at the reason we encourage people to sign up and get sponsored – supporting young people like Lydia.
Jodie's Story - A Brief Video
Jodie is just one of the young people whose life was turned around by our Supported Lodgings service. She shares her story with us in this brief but inspiring video.
A Pawfect Visit to the Dogs Trust
Training and Development is just one of the many services we offer young people going through hard times. Several young people accommodated in our Aldershot foyer expressed an interest in working with animals so we organised a trip to visit the Dogs Trust in Newbury.
Do You Have a Spare Room to Help a Young Person?
Step by Step is expanding its services into new areas and is looking for people with a spare room and the desire to help a young person in need. We require paid Supported Lodgings Hosts in Hampshire, Dorset, Swindon and Totton.
Young People Enjoy a Sailing Adventure
We were delighted to be able to take a group of young people on a fantastic sailing adventure, thanks to generous funding from The Blagrave Trust and the expertise of the Tall Ships Youth Trust.
Rita and Tony Are Inspirational Hosts
Rita and Tony have been Supported Lodgings Hosts for 20 years. The couple estimate they have helped over 60 young people in that time – an incredible testament to their passion and compassion.
Young People Show a Creative SPARK
As part of the SPARK creative arts festival, young people at Step by Step's Aldershot Foyer created fantastic pieces of artwork on the subject of self-expression and mental health.