WELCOME TO STEPPING STONE

Stepping Stone is a charitable organization that provides services and supports to the following:

  • Sex workers, current and former;
  • People at risk of entering the sex trade; and,
  • Trafficked persons

Here at Stepping Stone, we believe in a consenting adult’s right to choice. Some people choose to enter into the sex trade and for those who do, we advocate for equal access to services such as health care, as well as for their human rights and dignity. We operate using a harm reduction model, we aim to make sex work as safe and as positive as possible for individuals involved in the trade

Stepping Stone does not condone nor support human trafficking of any kind. Stepping Stone also does not advocate under aged sex work. However, because we recognize that underaged sex work has been occurring as long as sex work has been a profession, we are working to design programs that involve awareness, education, prevention, and intervention. There is a lack of services for this demographic and Stepping Stone is working to develop best practices to fill those gaps.

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Unfortunately the open house we had planned for a Dartmouth location this Friday has been canceled and we are working on rescheduling as soon as possible. We will post once the details are set again. ...

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I got my hair did today!!!!

What an awesome day at the drop-in thanks to Connie and Sarah who came by to do braids and cuts! Such beautiful transformations...and the ladies absolutely love their new dos!!!

It's amazing to see the joy on their faces!
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Stepping Stone is at Halifax Connects today! A wonderful event to help our community members in need! ...

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Well we made the big announcement to our program users today and it was received pretty well! So now we can share it with everyone. Stepping Stone will be moving into a new location as of October 1st. We are excited for this move as it comes with many benefits. It is a much larger place which will give us the capability to have our programs happen in our own space. It has much more room for us to move about, to store supplies properly, and to have privacy with clients when needed. Overall, it is better equipped with what program users and staff need. Although we are sad to be leaving the community we so much love and are connected to, we will not be far away...just a matter of minutes. Our new space will be 2350 Hunter Street in Halifax, just behind where Coverdale was once located.
We hope to see all of our programs users in the new location!!
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Program User interviews for the cleaning position will be tomorrow afternoon. ...

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