Our Partners

Thank you to all of Stepping Stone’s partners for your support.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller

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AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia

Stepping Stone and ACNS have a long history of collaboration. Currently our relationship with ACNS includes cost-sharing on condoms, planned workshops/education, Knowledge Exchange and Health Promotion (Ceilidh), and the AIDS Walk for Life fundraiser.

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Direction180

Stepping Stone collaborates with Direction 180, Mainline and MOSH to ensure that there is a street outreach presence on a daily basis in the HRM. Working collaboratively within the community is a key strategy to ensure thorough service delivery and reducing duplication of services.

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Feed Nova Scotia

Stepping Stone is a member of Feed Nova Scotia, along with more than 150 agencies.  Hot meals and snacks are delivered to the Stepping Stone drop-in daily (Monday-Friday) and a monthly grocery order is received and disseminated to our Program Users either in the Drop-in or on outreach.

Healing Our Nations

Stepping Stone receives resources and significant amounts of condoms from HON. Working collaboratively, HON enhances Stepping Stone’s cultural sensitivity and HepC information and is available to Program Users.

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Mainline Needle Exchange

Stepping Stone collaborates with Mainline, Direction 180 and MOSH to ensure that there is a street outreach presence on a daily basis in the HRM. Working collaboratively within the community is a key strategy to ensure thorough service delivery and reducing duplication of services.

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Mental Health and Addictions Program of Care

Once every two weeks Sarah Bray comes to Stepping Stone for in house one to one counselling, referrals and personal program plans for the Program User’s of Stepping Stone. This services is offered to all Program User’s (women, men and transgender).

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Mi’kmaq Legal Support Network

Stepping Stone works collaboratively with MLSN to provide support to Aboriginal youth who have come into contact with the Criminal Justice System and have identified being involved in sex work. This is an ongoing collaboration and aims to assist youth in making safer decisions about their health and life choices.

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Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre

The Mi’kmaq Native Friendship Centre is a community resources to many of our program users as they provide a community context to many programs in the area. In addition Stepping Stone supports the Friendship Centre’s Sexual Violence Program and we work collaboratively on many community initiatives.

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mobile outreach street health (MOSH)

Stepping Stone has partnered with MOSH to provide street outreach and mobile health services during the Friday night outreach. MOSH and Stepping Stone deliver these services collaboratively during this time.

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North End Community Health Centre

Stepping Stone has partnered with the NECHC to provide access to health care services and referrals for Program Users.

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Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women

Ensuring that women and their children are safe from gender-based violence. Strengthening women’s economic security.

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prideHealth

Pride Health is a Capital Health and IWK Health Centre sponsored program that aims to improve safe access to health care by offering primary health care services for the GLBTI community. Outreach health care services will continue to be offered at Stepping Stone once a new nurse has been hired.

Community Partners

We would also like to thank some of our community partners who support us through donations:

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Anchor City Rollers

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East Coast Language College

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Cathedral Church of All Saints

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Taylor Made Tours

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