First Step empowers survivors to break the cycle of violence and abuse in their lives.

For over 40 years, First Step has been committed to providing free and confidential services to survivors of intimate partner or relationship violence who have experienced economic, physical, sexual, psychological, emotional, and/or verbal abuse, including but not limited to controlling behavior, isolation, threats, intimidation, gaslighting, stalking and dating violence.

First Step welcomes and respects all survivors of intimate partner or relationship violence, regardless of race, ethnicity, color, age, gender, disability, national origin, religion, language proficiency, citizenship status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.