It was a huge honour to welcome Lord-Lt of Bedfordshire, Susan Lousada, High Sheriff, Vinod Tailor and Cllr Maria Lovell to our Black History celebration event. We all enjoyed some spoken word, cultural music, food and discussions. #BlackHistoryMonth2023 #DearBlackWoman
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 [...]
We are looking to recruit three trustees to our board to help shape and build on the work that Stepping Stones Luton is doing for women affected by domestic abuse, substance misuse, and offending within the Luton and Central Bedfordshire area. The charity is looking to welcome a general trustee, a trustee with legal expertise, [...]
The Home Office has published Statutory Guidance for the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 and Stepping Stones Luton welcomes this publication. We particularly welcome the inclusion of economic abuse in the Statutory Guidance as this is a very real form of abuse alongside more acknowledged types of domestic abuse such as physical, sexual, psychological and coercive [...]
Last week we were delighted to find out that we have been awarded the Women's Aid NQS Level 1. We have worked hard over the past year to demonstrate how our polices and practice to support women who have experienced domestic abuse meet the high standards set by Women's Aid. A huge congratulations to the [...]
The team was so excited to receive these brand new toys from the brilliant Kids Out charity yesterday. We can't wait to share them with the children in childcare and also distribute as gifts to those who are experiencing particularly difficult times. Huge thank you to Sandra, Declan and the team at Kids Out for [...]
Visit thebiggive.org.uk between midday 8th-15th March. Choose Stepping Stones (Luton) and you donation will be DOUBLED!!! The Big Give will match your donation- making your money go further, letting us dream bigger and most importantly, helping women and girls reach higher. #matchherdream PLEASE DONATE: https://bit.ly/thebiggivesteppingstonesluton
We had the great pleasure in meeting Sarah Owen MP last week. She spoke passionately about her work around homelessness and rough sleeping, issues that are becoming all too common for the women we support. We also discussed the cost of living crisis and the impossible decisions women are having to make to keep their [...]
Calling all knitters, crocheters, yarnies & crafters! We want to bring yarn bombing to Luton this Spring but need your help to make these postbox toppers. Please do contact us if you are able to donate your time to knit or crochet or if you have any spare wool!
We are delighted to have been chosen as the LCFitness Charity of the Year. As two women-centred, Luton-based organisations that empowers and helps women to be their best selves, this partnership feels like the perfect fit. Watch this space for some exciting events and collaborations!