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Donate to support young futures: Help homeless young people like Krystian thrive

Krystian came to Doorstep when he found himself with nowhere to call home. Following a family breakdown and without a roof over his head, Krystian was in a vulnerable position. He struggled in new situations or meeting new people, creating barriers to finding his own solutions. He needed stable housing and...

Promoting Positive Parenting: Our Weekly Parent and Baby Group

At Doorstep, we believe in putting young people at the heart of everything we do. That's why when Lucy, a young parent, came to us with an idea to get other young parents together, we said 'Yes!' It all started with a 'Breakfast with Santa' back in December...

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Doorstep introduces new initiative with local advice service

If you need advice and support, we're here for you.

We’re offering a new Young Person’s Specialist Advice & Guidance Service, delivered by Centre4 Advice, at Doorstep. The initiative is designed to offer comprehensive specialist advice on a range of issues, including but not limited to, financial difficulties, benefits, debt and...

Introducing Our Bike Scheme: Empowering Young People, One Pedal at a Time

At Doorstep, we believe in more than just providing a roof over young people's heads. We value fostering independence and connections between people and places.

Affordable transport for every journey

We understand that for many young people, reliable and affordable transportation can be a barrier to accessing education, employment, and even time...

Doing Good Online: How Cyber Monday Helps Charities You Care About

Black Friday messaging can really grind you down- you might be left feeling that the online spaces you visit have been reduced to nothing more than consumerism. That’s why charities like Doorstep are redefining ‘Cyber Monday’ so that you can make a difference in a digital way.   Cyber Monday is...

Join us as a Trustee: An Opportunity to Make a Difference

Are you looking to make an impact in the lives of young people? Are you passionate about supporting young people towards leading an independent and settled life? If your answer is yes, then we’re inviting you to join us at Doorstep as a new trustee as we enter National...

Harvesting Hope: How your Harvest Festival donations can support young people in need

We hate to say it... but, autumn is almost officially here!

If you didn’t know it, this time of year is about more than pumpkin-spiced lattes and cosy knits. It's the season of harvest festivals, a time to give thanks and show some love to those in need. The Harvest Festival might...

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The Impact of a Charitable Act: A 20-year Property Journey

In November 2022, we bought a property that our charity had been looking after for over 20 years. A local person, as an act of goodwill, had given this family home to Doorstep so we could use it to help someone in need, without expecting anything in return. For two decades,...

“The confidence I needed to get my life back on track”

A young person moving on from our support tells us what mattered to her the most: “Jo was my support worker for 7 months. She helped me so much. She gave me the confidence I needed to get my life back on track. She was there for me and each week I...

Join the campaign for a strategy to end youth homelessnesss

We have joined a coalition of 80 leading youth and homelessness charities to lead a unified call against the escalating youth homelessness crisis. We’d love if you’d join us; we’re strongest when we work together.

Last year, 129,000 16–25-year-olds approached their council for help to avoid becoming homeless. That’s 353 young...

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