Empowering adults with disabilities to become entrepreneurs.

STEP UP! Mission statement!

To empower adults with disabilities to become entrepreneurs within their communities. STEP UP! are firm believers of inclusion, equality, and empowering individuals to have valued social roles within Irish society and within their communities. We do this by providing a person centered approach which is led by and tailored to the individual so that they can achieve their vision of success.

Participation is everything

"Let me win.

But If I cannot win,

Let me be brave.

In The Attempt."


Below is a list of FAQ's but feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

Anyone can apply to STEP UP! As long as they have a disability. STEP UP! Is a truly inclusive organisation and includes all individuals with disabilities. If you are unsure, feel free to contact us and we will be happy to go through any concerns in regards to this.
STEP UP! currently is a support service which links in services/supports that are available in Ireland but ensures they are accessible to persons with disabilities. we have plans to run a pilot project for entrepreneurs with disabilities but it is not currently available. please keep an eye on our social media and website for further information and announcements.
STEP UP! Is based in the leinster region at the moment. Feel free to send us an email and we will be happy to chat and see if we can support you.
No. You will not lose any benefits as we are only linking in support, knowledge and services to you. It is just a chance to explore your idea and grow your experience and knowledge all while being supported to do so.
Yes. It is important that you have an idea to start a business. This ensures that STEP UP! Can link in the right supports and helps you get your idea off the ground quickly.
STEP UP is inclusive of all disabilities. We do not want to see anyone left behind. It is important to let us know your needs so that we can find a way to match our support. If you are unsure. Please email or call if you prefer?


-Marian Wright Edelman

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