Projects 2019 – 2020
Stepping Stone4 is working with the British Refugee Council to design a tool that will be used to help monitor the integration process for newly refugees.
The project is supported by the British Refugee Council and funded by the Home Office.
Mental Health First Aid support:
We have two people who have been trained by Mental Health First Aid England to provide this service. As Mental Health First Aid, our role is to assess, listen, give support and information; encourage appropriate professional help and encourage for other supports available in the community.
The service is provided on a voluntary basis.
Referral, signpost, advocacy and the provision of information
These projects are delivered on a voluntary basis
Projects 2018 – 2019:
Heritage – Understanding Islington Home Front effort during the WW1
Research project about WW1 and the lasting effects it has had on Islington residents. The research is part of our integration projects. We are working in partnership with the University of Kent, Voluntary Action Islington, Islington Achieve and Islington Library.
The project is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund
Zumba exercise Classes for women:
The aim of the project is to raise awareness about the importance of exercises to our health and encourage women to be proactive.
The project is funded by the postcode lottery
Projects – 2017-2018:
1. Healthy Lifestyle Project – This is dancing exercise classes for women with the aim to highlight the importance of exercise for mental and physical wellbeing.
The project is funded by Islington Council-Cripplegate Foundation, Helping since 1500
2. Dancing exercise and information session from the local fitness and health centres. The aim of the project is to highlight the importance of physical activities and to increase participation in physical activities.
(Funders: Local giving, in partnership with Postcode Community Trust)
Referral, signpost, advocacy and the provision of information. These projects are delivered on a voluntary basis
Projects – 2015-2016:
Community Research- Health Equality Research Project
Swahili women and their experience in accessing health services in the London Borough of Islington.
The research is aiming to:
find out the experience of accessing health care services for Swahili Speaking Women in the London borough of Islington.
respond to the feedback and views of the Swahili-speaking women to ensure services are planned and commissioned with local people and to meet their needs.
Project funded by NHS Islington (CCG)
The role of Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is to plan and buy high-quality health care services to the local population, this is also called commissioning. Services such as the local hospital, mental health and community services are commissioned by the CCG.
Cancer awareness project – ongoing project
Although the UK is getting better treating the illness, more and more people are getting cancer due to an increase in the ageing population. 90% of cancer diagnosed in the UK is from the age of over 50.
This is an outreach peer education project with the aim to raise awareness of Cancer conditions including early signs of cancer, the importance of early screening and available services for cancer.
The programme is delivered on a voluntary basis
This is an outreach project with the aim to identify unpaid carers in the African communities and raise awareness about services for carers. The project is targeting African living in the London borough of Camden.
Stepping Stone4 is collaborating with the organisation members of (African Health Forum) a local partner organisation for the organisations’ providers of health and well-being services in the African communities.
The project is funded by Camden Carers’ Services