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Step Together – Supportive and Unique Placements

Step Together offers 1:1 support to 16-25 year olds with multiple complex needs to change their lives through volunteering. We work with charities to create supportive and unique placements bespoke to each young person we support. The model is open-ended and very person centred. The way it works is that we meet the young person initially with the referrer, then we work with them in the community to help find out what they are interested in, showing them around different projects and building their confidence. Once we set them up with a placement we stay in contact for as long as they need, we can also attend their initial voluntary shifts to support them until they feel confident to go alone. The idea is that all of our clients move on to volunteer independently. We can also help them find
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