Welcome to STEPWAY- Looking for a sense of belonging and Purpose in Civilian Life?- Step this way >>>>>>>
STEPWAY is a military charity supporting all Veterans and family members in civilian life, no matter their background or circumstance. The charity provide support services that not only combats adjustment disorder but has a proven record in saving lives! for more information, please read on…
SERVICES PROVIDED AT STEPWAY
7- Step Civilian Skills Program
This course is built around Mental health awareness and the survival kit for civvy street. Leading to education and employment opportunities
BANTER & BREWS
A place where you can meet your muckers, grab a free breakfast bap, brew and join in with the banter! come and join in with the fun! Support on-hand
Join in with the fun at the Community projects. Grow your own produce, try your hand at woodwork or Beekeeping. Grab a bite to eat and join in with the banter round the fire pit.
Volunteer for STEPWAY!
Join a team of likeminded individuals and support Veterans in your local area. Make a difference on ground level! Build confidence, gain new skills and be part of something special!
Workshops and Free Courses
Internal and external training and presentations available for staff, volunteers, outside organisations and corporate- Together we can make change and save lives!
Sponsorship and Volunteering days
We welcome and encourage all business and local community groups to volunteer their time or/and sponsor STEPWAY.
THE WELLBEING CENTRE- WEST MIDLANDS
Providing support in the West Midlands. The three main services on one site, with the addition of the therapy and meeting rooms which are open to our partner charities for FREE!
VETERANS HUB- WORCESTERSHIRE
Providing support services in the Worcestershire area. All three services delivered, with the addition of a meeting/therapy room which is open to our partner charities for FREE!
Many charities and different organisations refer their clients over to STEPWAY or access our free rooms at the Wellbeing centre and Veteran’s HUB. Including, DWP, Poppy Factory, On-side Advocacy, Op-Courage (NHS) Complex Treatment Service, Housing, Healthy minds, Employment Plus, Salvation Army and from our VPPP partners. To refer a client please click on the nearest county below.
Self- Referrals to STEPWAY from Veterans and family members- We try to simplify and cut out as much red tape as possible when it concerns Self Referral. Please contact the office direct or on the out of hours numbers here:
Working together to improve Veterans’ wellbeing
Would you like to become involved and work in partnership or arrange a cross referral system? Call us today for more information about our services and on how many ways we can work together.
Worcestershire: 01905 745 253 | email [email protected]
West Midlands: 0121 7922 723 | [email protected]
Veterans’ Places, Pathways & People Programme- MIDLANDS
Together we can do more for those who have served their nation. We will strengthen the safe places that can offer support and direction, enhance the links and connection to make clearer pathways to the range of organisation that offer tailored assistance and invest in training the people who provide the support and services. Counties included in Veterans’ Places, Pathways & People Programme are: Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and various areas throughout the West Midlands.
SIGNING OF THE ARMED FORCES COVENANT PLEDGE
On the 13th March 2020 STEPWAY signed the Armed Forces Covenant Pledge and started their journey on the Employment recognition Scheme. In 2021 they received their Silver. In Jan 2023 they are working towards their Gold!
The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme recognises those exemplar employers who go the extra mile to show their support for the Armed Forces community.
There are three tiers of award – Bronze, Silver and Gold – for employers who first pledge, then demonstrate, then advocate support to the Armed Forces Community in alignment with the Armed Forces Covenant. Before the employer is able to receive an award they must first pledge their commitment by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.
To register for a Bronze award or nominate an employer for Silver or Gold please visit the Government’s site:
FUNDRAISING and SPONSORSHIP
FUNDRAISING FOR STEPWAY–
We have lots of fun raising funds in aid of STEPWAY. We are fortunate to have some great sponsors too, would you like to know more?
Would you like to become a fundraiser and help STEPWAY support more veterans in your local area? Please complete this quick ‘express an interest form’
CORPORATE FUNDRAISING, SPONSORSHIP AND VOLUNTEERING DAYS.
PARTNERING WITH STEPWAY WILL INSPIRE YOUR WORKFORCE, TO BECOME INVOLVED WITH A CHARITY WHO SUPPORTS ALL VETERANS IN CIVILIAN LIFE NO MATTER THEIR BACKGROUND OR CIRCUMSTANCE. MORE IMPORTANTLY, YOU WILL INDIRECTLY, SAVE LIVES!
Do your staff, customers, and stakeholders care about what we deliver?
Inspire them by partnering with us and invest in improving mental wellbeing, reducing isolation, and combatting adjustment disorder; breaking down those barriers to return to education and employment.
VETERAN COMMUNITY DAY
(A non-profit event) Working together to achieve more – With the linked up approach it creates a fortitude of support for Veterans wellbeing. Furthermore, it provides a platform for those who are looking to return to work or education.
Would you like to be part of the next Veteran Community Day?