Downsizing, Decluttering

Compassionate Help with Downsizing,
Decluttering and Creating your New Home

There is No Substitute for Peace of Mind.

Whether it is for you or a loved one, moving can be stressful and overwhelming. Let The Next Step Forward help: we’ve been through it! We can assist with decluttering, managing your move, and setting up your new home with experience and compassion — to help you reduce stress and maximize your home’s potential.

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clutter building up


Overwhelmed by all the stuff piling up in your garage, your basement, your closets?
We’ll figure it out.

newly staged room


We’ll find a place for what you don’t need.

home library


We understand that clearing an estate can be an enormous task. We can help! We have experience, knowledge and partnerships that will help make the experience efficient and less complicated. Give us a call!

room set up for viewing


We'll help figure out what furniture goes where - so your space is functional and welcoming

people moving boxes


We will hire movers according to your needs and supervise the entire move — taking the stress out of your day.

people packing up a room of a house


We’ll take care of your possessions safely and efficiently. Once moved, we will do the unpacking for you and set up your new digs

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...We'll Figure it Out!

Meet The Team

Clare Platt

Clare Platt | CEO

Clare has her Masters Certificate in Project Management and is a certified Coaching Practitioner with experience in managing large and small projects. Clare's career has specialized in coaching, mentoring and project management. Clare brings her love of people and organizing to the role - with humour, compassion and a love of puzzles. Commited to figuring out what needs to happen to bring a feeling of coziness and functionality to your space or home.

clare@thenextstepforward.ca 647-963-0131
Corrie McCready

Corrie McCready

Corrie’s compassion & gentle demeanour are a huge asset to The Next Step Forward. She is expert at decluttering and packing and brings a sense of humour and calm to each TNSF project. Corrie majored in English and History in university and has her sights on more Education in the future. A fantastic addition to the team!


Cathy brings a myriad of experience to the table having been a business owner for 25 years. Cathy’s innovative ideas and eye for detail and aesthetic help transform clients Living spaces into functional, beautiful places to be. Her “can do” attitude, dedication and commitment is a major asset for The Next Step Forward.


Katie was sole proprietor of her own cleaning business and continues to make her own “earth friendly” cleaning products. Katie’s fresh perspective and hard work as well as her organizational and decluttering & packing skills continue to keep The Next Step Forward clients satisfied!


We Service Toronto and the Surrounding Area

The Next Step Forward supports at-risk, homeless and trafficked youth at Covenant House Toronto by making a donation every time we book a job!

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