Lydia and Pat - What Compassion Can Achieve


Lydia and Pat - What Compassion Can Achieve

It is with pride, joy and just a touch of sadness that we say goodbye to Lydia, a young person we have supported for over a year. We have seen Lydia grow in confidence, learn life skills and find employment.

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Combatting Mental Health Challenges


Combatting Mental Health Challenges

Evidence shows that early diagnosis and treatment can prevent low-level mental health issues snowballing into more serious conditions. Not only is early intervention good for patients and those that support them, it can reduce the need for more intensive services later in life.

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Step by Step Spring/Summer Newsletter - Out Now!


Step by Step Spring/Summer Newsletter - Out Now!

The Spring/Summer newsletter from Step by Step features news, events and young people's stories. Read about our Supported Lodgings success, meet inspirational Hosts Rita and Tony, and view our 2018/19 highlights. Download now or request a printed copy.

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Biggest Ever Sleep Out for Step by Step


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.

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Sailing Success for Step by Step Crew


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.

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Steve is Our Superstar Sleep Out Fundraiser


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.

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Beneath the Tip of the Iceberg - The Hidden Homelessness Crisis


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.

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Step by Step Crew Embarking on Sailing Challenge


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.

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Get Sponsored to Sleep Out and Support People Like Lydia


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.

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Jodie's Story - A Brief Video


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.

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A Pawfect Visit to the Dogs Trust


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.

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Do You Have a Spare Room to Help a Young Person?


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.

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Supported Lodgings gave me a roof over my head. The people I lived with made me feel completely comfortable and I can now call them family.

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