Step Forward were crowned the overall winner at the GSK IMPACT awards in 2011 for our work to improve the health and wellbeing of young people in Tower Hamlets.
“[Step Forward’s] success is a testament to what can be achieved when charities and the NHS work together effectively.”Sir Christopher Gent, GSK Chairman
You can watch the video that accompanied our win below:
One of the judges was Sir Christopher Gent, Chairman of GlaxoSmithKline, who said “Step Forward defines what the IMPACT awards are about. It has demonstrated a strong focus in targeting and fulfilling the health needs of over 2000 young people, by understanding the local community; and actively engaging with the often hard-to-reach diverse cultures within it.”
Our CEO Jennifer Fear has received the following accolades in recent years:
2017 Civic Award for “improved quality of life for local people by providing services, beyond what they are paid to do”
Tower Hamlets LGBT+ Hero Award 2015
Included in the Independent’s Pink List as a person who makes life better for LGBT+ people in the UK