Yearly Archives: 2017


Stepping Stones maintain ‘good’ Ofsted rating

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-19T15:41:13+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Stepping Stones News|0 Comments

Some women are more equal than others?

The Guardian newspaper recently reported on the court case of Lavinia Woodward, ( ) “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”.   [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:03+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Counsellor placements available!

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:03+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thank you to Challney High School for Boys!

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:04+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Views: Housing White Paper

The Government published its Housing White Paper yesterday, a 104 page document setting out how the Government plans to fix the country's broken housing market. There are mixed views on just how deliverable the paper will be and how long it will take to make a difference to people's lives. But we're encouraged to see [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:04+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Please See Below For Updates At Stepping Stones

Due to ongoing problems with our heating, we're unable to deliver everything we normally would from our centre at 9A George Street. We do apologise for any unconvinced caused and are trying to get the heating issue resolved as soon as possible. We are still taking referrals and we are still providing one to one [...]

By | 2017-02-02T16:14:54+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments