supporting people to live more independently

Step One supports people to live more independently

We encourage people to take a first step to being in control of their future and fulfilling their potential.

We encourage people to take a first step to being in control of their future and fulfilling their potential

We are Step One. 

We work with a diverse range of people who may have a mental health issue and/or a hidden disability such as an autism spectrum condition.

Our supportive staff work in the community and at our dedicated facilities, including a newly refurbished hospital and supported living residences.

Part of our approach is considering a person’s wider wellbeing which could be affecting their mental health, their ability to work, or to be a part of their community.

 As well as supporting individuals, the ‘BeWell@StepOne’ project aims to support communities and businesses to understand and support their own, and other’s, mental health and wellbeing through online and face-to-face learning opportunities and supportive groups. 

We are a Devon-based charity with over 80 years’ experience in providing specialised support throughout the county. 

Support Step One!

Find out more about supporting
Step One through making a one-off donation, setting up a regular donation,
or fundraising for us.


Find out more about BeWell@StepOne - our online courses, support groups and learning opportunities. Free to access and open to everyone.

Devon Mind x Step One

Find out more about our great
new initiative with Devon Mind
We're working together for better
mental health across Devon

Do you, or does someone else, need help now?

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💬 If a friend or family member opens up about feeling suicidal, listen carefully to what they say and respond with compassion.

You don't need to find an answer. Listening lets them know you care.

Find out more tips 👉 https://bit.ly/39NC6pr

Our wonderful Occupational Therapist team at the annual Care & Occupational Therapy Show on Tuesday at @WestpointExeter, the biggest event of its kind in the South West! 

@CareExhibition #Exeter

This year’s #LearningDisabilityWeek highlights how people with learning disabilities are reconnecting with their friends & communities, and addresses the continuing issues many people still face after the end of COVID restrictions, such as poor mental health & anxiety.

📢 Our friends at @mentalhealthuk are running a webinar on how to support LGBTQIA+ colleagues with their mental health in your workplace.

⏰ 10am, Friday 24 June.

Sign up 👉 https://mentalhealth-uk.org/webinars/

Our next email newsletter will be focused around our BeWell@StepOne free online mental health courses. Click the link below to subscribe 👇


#MentalHealthSupport #Devon

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