StepWise is a peer education programme over 3 – 6 months which empowers young people at risk of violence to learn, share and teach emergency lifesaving skills. Young people are provided with first aid accreditation, career guidance and mentoring.

Underpinned by StreetDoctors’ core ethos of reducing mortality and morbidity amongst young people, StepWise offers personal development through peer education, career development and first-aid accreditation.


Step One

1. Young person attends a StreetDoctors ‘what to do when someone is bleeding’ module
2. Young person attends a StreetDoctors ‘what to do when someone is unconscious’ module
3. Young person attends a one day accredited first aid at work course
4. Young person attends a careers day to explore pathways into healthcare professions

Step Two

5. Young person receives training to co-facilitate sessions with medical volunteers






More information can be found in our StepWise leaflet.

If you’re interested in StepWise being part of your service delivery to young people contact