Step by Step's Partnership with Zurich Community Trust
Step by Step has been working with Zurich Community Trust, the charitable arm of Zurich in the UK, since 2015. We spoke to Kerry Chambers, the Programme Manager at ZCT, to find out what makes it such a successful programme.
Kate - A Host's View of Supported Lodgings
Kate has been a Host for our Supported Lodgings service for a number of years and has given her spare room and her support to young people at risk of homelessness. In this short video, she talks about what it's like to be a Host.
Impact Report 2018-19 - Now Available
Our latest Impact Report is now available online. The 2018-19 Impact Report looks at our work and successes in preventing homelessness, offering mental health support and providing personal development opportunities for young people.
Fairway Fundraising at Camberley Heath
The Step by Step Golf Team Challenge was a great success, raising over £3,000 to help give local young people a brighter future. Sixteen teams of keen golfers took to the renowned course at Camberley Heath to raise funds on the fairway.
Why Do Companies Give Back To Their Local Communities?
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the term given to a range of activities that enable a business to play a positive role in society. By why do companies do it? Step by Step spoke to Katy Marlow from Farnborough Business Park.
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.
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.
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.