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. 

The Step One Christmas Appeal

Donate today to the Step One Christmas Appeal. Your donation could make all the difference to someone in desperate need of mental health support this Christmas

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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

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Giving Tuesday 2021

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𝗥𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿! It's okay to not be okay right now.

This time of year can always be particularly challenging for some of us. It's okay to not feel the Christmas cheer. Just know that you are not alone and brighter days are coming. 🌟

📆 It’s #TimeToTalk Day on Thursday 3 February.

Join us in the nation’s biggest mental health conversation as friends, families, communities, and workplaces come together to talk, listen and change lives.

Find out how you can get involved 👉 http://www.timetotalkday.org.uk

📢 Seni's Law will be enacted in mental health hospitals across the country from today.

But what is Seni's Law and why is it so important? Find out more 👇

Our creative Better Futures members have been busy with Christmas Crafting in our weekly group, making fantastic ornaments for the tree! Better Futures is a group for adults with a learning disability and/or autism to develop their skills and independence.

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