Get Involved


To find out more about volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups contact our Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator at

Collect and donate items on First Step’s Wish List.  First Step is always in need of food and supplies to help survivors of domestic violence that we serve and shelter.  To view our Wish List, please click on the PDF links: Fall2017wishlistfront Fall2017wishlistback.  You can also email or call our office if you would like a copy of the First Step Wish List.

Help us Grow:

Mail a check to 129 Franklin Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Donate online via our safe and secure PayPal link by clicking our donate button on our website.

Pledge/schedule a Recurring Gift

Contact our Executive Director at (540)434-0295 or

Stay informed:

If you would like to learn more about First Step and stay up to date on our activities and events please join on us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  If you would like to receive email updates and newsletters please email us at and request to be added to our email list.