Positive Steps Partnership was established in 1989 as a Dundee based charity focused on the HIV crisis in a city with many intravenous drug users. Drawing on their experience of supporting vulnerable young drug users, Positive Steps developed its services to focus on ex-offenders (often addicts) being released from Dundee, Perth, Grampian and other prisons. On release from prison, Positive Steps provides a combination of housing and support to enable this group to reestablish their lives.