Survivors of domestic violence need your help now more than ever. Domestic violence rates are predicted to rise during this unprecedented global pandemic. In order to meet the predicted increase in hotline calls, requests for shelter, and advocacy services, survivors need YOU.
FIRST STEP: A RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
All of our services are free and confidential.
They are available to anyone regardless of economic status or ability, immigration status, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs and/or ethnicity.
First Step: A Response to Domestic Violence dedicates services to providing emergency shelter and support to individuals and families in crisis because of domestic violence, dating violence, or family violence. First Step’s services are client driven, trauma informed, empowering, and safety oriented to meet the needs of individuals and their children.
First Step’s services include a 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, Emergency Shelter, Individualized Safety Planning, Voluntary Case Management, Advocacy, Support Group, and Court Accompaniment.
All services at First Step are available in English and Spanish.
First Step also accesses a language line and interpreting services for additional languages.