StepWise is a peer education programme over 3 – 5 months which enables 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 c0-facilitate sessions alongside our medical volunteers.

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 StreetDoctors volunteers





More information can be found in our StepWise leaflet.

StepWise Pilots

Following on from initial pilots that were held across London with funding support from Trust For London in 2015-2017 StepWise is now in its second phase of piloting. In 2018 StepWise cycles are taking place in Wetherby Young Offender Institute funded by Scurrah Wainwright Trust and Wetherby and also with Voyage and JAGS Foundation in London funded by MOPAC.

If you have questions about StepWise please contact,