Stepping Stones

For 18+ Pregnant women & mothers with children who are seeking a substance-free lifestyle to have healthy babies and be better mothers.

Supportive Housing & On-site Child Care

Our Stepping Stones Outpatient Program provides housing for women with their children and on-site child care for use during treatment.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapy is available for Clients’ children.

Care Closet

The Care Closet provides baby care items, household items, and toiletries to our Mothers Care Outpatient Program participants.

The Stepping Stone Outpatient Program is an OHMHAS grant-funded program, that provides Intensive Outpatient Services with supportive housing for adult women with co-occurring disorders. The Stepping Stones Outpatient Program specializes in treating pregnant women, women with children (ages 12 and under), and women reuniting with their children. We offer the following unique services: On-site Child Care, Pediatric Occupational Therapy for clients’ children and mothers, perinatal smoking cessation education by our own LPN, Specialized case management services, evidenced-based clinical services, and referrals to all needed outside resources to alleviate barriers for mothers in early recovery.

The Stepping Stone Outpatient Program also offers a community outpatient program for expectant mothers with children (ages 12 and under) struggling with co-occurring disorders. Our Mothers Care outpatient program offers the same unique services as our Stepping Stone Program. This program is designed for mothers who would not be able to reside in our Level three housing or who would need a lower level of care. Mothers Care outpatient is an incentive-based program to help mothers alleviate barriers and meet treatment goals by earning “Care Cash” for the Care Closet. The Care Closet is stocked with: diapers, diaper wipes, bottles, blankets, toys, baby clothes, toiletries, and household items.
4350 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

“The Stepping Stones program prepared me to move forward constructively in my life.”

Brittany Cornell, Stepping Stones Outpatient Alumni

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