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Stepping Stones Supported Housing has a number of supported housing projects in Ipswich as well as Stowmarket, some are in shared housing and others are in self-contained flats or studios within staffed projects.



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Opened 1st July 2015

This new Shared Housing project is situated in a beautiful rural location only minutes from Stowmarket town centre with amenities and good transport links.  Prospect Place Cottages has been renovated to a very high specification providing good sized rooms for 11 people, each with their own en suites.

Prospect Place Cottages details ...

 “We focus on the needs of the individual, not their diagnosis.”

Our Philosophy

Stepping Stones believes in the potential for everyone to overcome the things that hold them back, and to live the lives they choose. We know that there are times when strong feelings and distressing experiences overwhelm us. At these times we all need people who will listen to us, respect us and who have the compassion and skill to help us.



We offer a range of support packages which are based on individual need.  Fully trained experienced Staff 24 hours a day with a member of staff sleeping in at night. Senior member of staff on-call out of hours. 12 week assessment package available to assess and identify specific needs.

Service user profile

We support people who have complex needs and may present with higher risk behaviors.  People who have been in hospital or other institutional care and have lost their confidence or ability to cope with everyday living skills.  People who have become socially isolated and would benefit from peer support as well as the professional staff.  Young people living on their own for the first time after leaving care and people who have had a cycle of homelessness as a result of a chaotic lifestyle.


We always ask for feedback from people who use our services.

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