Monthly Archives: December 2016


The most important political event for women in 2016 #IstanbulConvention

Today’s been called the most important political event for women in 2016, but why? Parliament has its second debate on the Istanbul Convention. It’s a name that doesn’t give away much and it’s easy to miss why this is so important to us in England. But, the Istanbul Convention is the most comprehensive Pan-Europe legal [...]

Learning from Lady Gaga

This week at Stepping Stones we’ve been hugely inspired by Lady Gaga, who has published a very personal account about her experiences of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), following a sexual assault. You can find the full article here, on the 'Born this Way Foundation' website. PTSD isn’t visible. Unlike a broken leg, or [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:05+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us for our Christmas Party

We're having a party! Join us on December 16th from 11am for our annual Christmas open day. Clients and their children as well as professionals and local partner agencies are invited to drop in for festive food, drinks, music, fun and games. Thank-you to It's Your Photo Booth for joining us from midday to help us [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:05+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thank-you to Waitrose and Veris

On day twelve of ‘16 days of action to end violence against women and girls’, we’d like to say a big thank-you to Waitrose in Bedford for their support. As part of a Veris led project, Waitrose donate surplus and ‘good to eat’ food, which has just gone past its sell by date, to local [...]

Come along to our Coffee Cake Chat mornings

Coffee cake chat started back in 2008 and it’s a time for women to get together, relax and enjoy themselves. It's an informal environment, where you can meet new people or catch up with older friends, over a cup of tea and a chat.  So please come along to coffee cake chat every 1st Friday of each month [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:05+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized, Women|0 Comments

Support us for free whilst you do your Christmas shopping!

Did you know that you can help support Stepping Stones for free whilst you shop online? Through the Localgiving 'Give as you Live' website you can shop online with 4,000 top retailers, with a percentage of every pound you spend donated to us. There's nothing extra for you to pay... You still get to [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:05+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Supporting women affected by abuse #16days

Here at Stepping Stones we believe that every woman should have the opportunity to gain the strength, knowledge and support to help prevent and take action against gendered violence and domestic abuse. We have a dedicated team of Women’s Support Practitioners who work closely with women affected by domestic abuse and trauma and provide a [...]

Come and join us at Stay and Play

Five to thrive are the 5 things you do each day that help your child to thrive through stay and play. In childcare we are looking forward to delivering stay and play sessions here at Stepping Stones for the first time this December 2016 and we would love you to be a part of [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:05+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Parenting Courses|0 Comments