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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Saalik Youth Project NextGen

The Saalik Youth Leadership Programme was established to upskill and empower young people living in Fir Vale, Sheffield to become the next generation of young leaders and role models within their local community.

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Reach Up Youth NextGen

The NextGen youth volunteering project in Burngreave, Sheffield was led by Reach Up Youth, a charity that aims to increase community cohesion within the local area. This report details the training and activities undertaken, along with the outcomes of the NextGen project.

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Wales Fit and Fed Report 2022

This report gives an insight into Fit and Fed provision across Wales in 2022.

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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Building partnerships in Plymouth to tackle youth crime and poverty

A citywide programme of sport and physical activity in Plymouth is helping to support vulnerable children from low-income families at risk of being drawn into crime and anti-social behaviour to stay out of trouble and develop skills for the future.

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Deputy Prime Minister: Sport has vital role to play in ‘turning young lives around’

The Deputy Prime Minister has hailed the vital role that sport and physical activity can play in “turning young lives around” following the launch of a groundbreaking new Youth Justice Sport Fund.

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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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