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8 10, 2017

Stepping Stones maintain ‘good’ Ofsted rating

By | October 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stepping Stones has maintained its ‘good’ Ofsted rating following an inspection of their Childcare setting last month. The report praises the team for developing ‘strong partnerships with parents and other professionals’ and working consistently ‘to ensure that children’s care and safety are consistently promoted’. Inspectors found that children are very well supported as they settle [...]

7 10, 2017

Job Vacancy – Childcare Assistant (Qualified)

By | October 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you a qualified Early Years Practitioner looking for a very special setting to work in? Stepping Stones is a Luton based charity supporting women and their children to create happier and healthier lives. We work with women who are affected by abuse or trauma, have involvement from Social Care or additional vulnerabilities such as [...]

7 10, 2017

Some women are more equal than others?

By | October 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Guardian newspaper recently reported on the court case of Lavinia Woodward, (https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/18/lavinia-woodward-stab-boyfriend-prison-oxford ) “aged 24, a lot like our other female convicts. She spoke of having suffered abuse at the hands of an ex-partner. She described the devastating effects of drug and alcohol abuse. She had, the court heard, had “a very troubled life”.   [...]

29 09, 2017

Job Vacancy – Cook

By | September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you have a passion for food? Set high standards in your kitchen and look forward to planning and preparing healthy meals on a budget? We’re looking for someone to join us at Stepping Stones (Luton) on a part time basis to cook and oversee our kitchen, where we prepare healthy, varied food for children [...]

12 09, 2017

Counsellor placements available!

By | September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update: 10th October 2017. We've now received sufficient applications from people interested in volunteering and are not currently looking for additional volunteers.   Are you a qualified or trained counsellor looking to volunteer in Luton? We have a rare opportunity to join the team as a volunteer counsellor, supporting women who are vulnerable or have [...]

24 07, 2017

Job vacancy – Women’s Support Practitioners

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Due to expansion we're looking to recruit additional full time and part time Women's Support Practitioners in Luton. The post holders will work as part of our Women's team delivering one to one and group based support to women who are vulnerable and/or who have complex needs in Luton. The post holder will need to hit [...]

24 07, 2017

Thank you to Challney High School for Boys!

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The team and clients at Stepping Stones would like to say a big thank-you to students at Challney High School for Boys, for their recent support. We were really pleased and proud to hear that four students from Challney High School for Boys have successfully been awarded £1,000 to support Stepping Stones, as part of [...]

2 06, 2017

Job Vacancy – Women’s Support Practitioners

By | June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you have the skills and passion to support vulnerable women to reach their potential? Stepping Stones is currently recruiting for new team members to join us as Women's Support Practitioners, to help deliver new projects supporting vulnerable women and women with complex needs across Luton, Central Bedfordshire and Bedford. For more information about the [...]

31 05, 2017

Anger group open for referrals

By | May 31st, 2017|Criminal Justice, Domestic Abuse in Luton, Domestic Violence Help, Domestic Violence in Luton, Drug Abuse Help Luton, Support for Parents, Women|0 Comments

Due to start over the summer our Beyond Anger Programme is a 21 session group, specifically designed for women who are struggling with the issue of anger. It offers an opportunity to learn about the role past trauma plays and develop tactics to manage anger in a healthy productive way. We have a couple of [...]

29 05, 2017

Volunteer vacancy

By | May 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you looking for a new challenge this summer? Looking to build your CV or give something back? Enjoy cooking and want to help make sure children visiting Stepping Stones Luton receive nutritious and delicious food when they visit us? We are looking for a small number of people to join us as volunteers within [...]

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