Healthier, safer, more successful communities through sport

Our mission is to transform the lives of young people living in low-income, underserved communities through sport and physical activity.

Providing accessible and attractive sport and physical activity offers for young people

We believe that access to sport and its benefits are a right and not a privilege. For young people growing up in low-income, underserved communities, however, opportunities to play sport and be active are all too often either limited or non-existent.

To bridge this opportunity gap, we work closely with our network members and partners to unlock the multiple benefits that physical activity can offer to children and young people living in underserved communities.

Explore our research and insights

Read our research and insights reports on what makes Doorstep Sport an effective approach and how it is making a real difference to young people’s lives.

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StreetGames & England Netball – Pilot Project Case Study

StreetGames and England Netball have been working in partnership to test an informal netball offer in community settings.

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Barnsley Youth Association – Women and Girls Project

In 2021, The Youth Association benefitted from collaborative funding from StreetGames, Yorkshire Sport Foundation and Barnsley Council, to deliver female youth work sessions across Barnsley.

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ACEs and Trauma Informed Practice Training Course Evaluation

StreetGames received funding from the Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit to deliver 15 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma Informed Practice Training Courses across Greater Manchester.

Read the latest thoughts and news from StreetGames

If you’d like to know what’s happening at StreetGames, why not take a look at our latest news and blog articles.

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Activity levels and affluence: why it matters

Our CEO Mark Lawrie blogs about the findings of the latest Sport England Active Lives Children and Young People's survey.

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StreetGames wins Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Volunteering Award

StreetGames has been announced as one of the 20 national charities receiving the award, which recognises outstanding work empowering and supporting 16-25 year olds across the UK.

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The benefits of yoga for young people

We have been working in partnership with Yoginis Training Ltd to devise and deliver a 6-week programme of yoga and mindfulness aimed specifically at young people.

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