Stepping Stones is here for you.

The Stepping Stones program focuses on improving care and treatment coordination that is focused on Black/African American Women with HIV.

This program will run in conjunction with 12 other sites across the nation and will be involved in a Cross-Site Evaluation to determine better and better practices and methods to improve healthcare and treatment coordination for Black/African American Women living with HIV. This program will serve 115 Black/African American Women living with HIV over a 3 year period.

Do you know anyone who would like to participate in a study to improve the care and treatment coordination for Black/African American Women living with HIV?

Do you…

  • Have difficulty taking your medications on a regular basis?
  • Have barriers getting to your medical appointments?
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  • Are you newly diagnosed with HIV?
  • Have difficulty maintaining your healthcare?

Benefits for being in the program:

  • Learn strategies for better managing your healthcare
  • Gain support
  • Access to support groups

Activities Include:

  • Health Navigation
  • Educational Sessions through the Enhanced Patient Navigation - Women of Color intervention
  • Small group educational sessions , emphasizing gender pride and informing women how to identify and maintain supportive people and their social networks.
  • Peer Support-Access to an individual who has lived experience with an HIV diagnosis
  • Support Groups
  • Improving Health Literacy

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

823 Carroll Street, Suite B Mandeville, LA 70448


Grant funded by a HRSA- SPNS initiative | Chris Allers, PhD, Principal Investigator

For Services or Referrals Contact us at:
Phone: (985) 377-7120
Fax: (985) 377-7120