Author Archives: First Step, Inc.

About First Step, Inc.

The mission of First Step, Inc is to promote safe and healthy communities free from violence through outreach, education, and supportive services.

Blowout Sale! The First Step Family Store is Moving!

The First Step Family Store, currently located at 911 Indiana Ave in Wichita Falls, TX, is having a Blowout Sale to prepare for a big move!  Drop by this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (March 16th – 18th) from 10am to … Continue reading

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Supporting Survivors During the Holiday Season

Though the holiday season is a joyous time for many, it can be an especially challenging time for survivors of domestic violence.  November through January is a busy time at the First Step Shelter; we typically see an increase in … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who came out to honor survivors and victims of domestic violence at our Candlelight Vigil!  We had a great turnout this year and definitely felt the love and support of our community.  Pictured below are photos … Continue reading

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First Step’s Annual Candlelight Vigil

This free event will include a candle lighting ceremony honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence, guest speaker Dr. Andrea Button, additional guest speakers from SAFB and Wichita Falls PD, and music by the Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra. Share … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!  Be sure to follow our Facebook page to keep up with all we’re doing at First Step to help spread awareness.  Click the Facebook icon below to check out our page. Want to help? … Continue reading

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Cleaning out your closets?

The First Step Family Store accepts donations of new and gently used clothing and household items from 10am to 3pm every day except Wednesdays and Sundays.  Drop off donations at 911 Indiana Ave, Wichita Falls, TX at the back of … Continue reading

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Support Survivors: Motorcycle Run and Bully Bash

Bikers Against Bullying is hosting a Fun Run and Bully Bash after party with ticket sales going to First Step of Wichita Falls! Ride in the motorcycle run or join us for food and fun at the Bully Bash. See … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Members of the First Step Shelter Staff are Turning Texas Teal in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month! Stay up to date on the work we do at First Step and issues regarding Sexual and Domestic Violence by following us … Continue reading

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MSU Theatre Department Supports Survivors of DV and SA!

MSU Theatre’s Pi Delta chapter of Alpha Psi Omega will be presenting A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer this weekend. All ticket sales will be donated to First Step, Inc. of Wichita Falls! Join us for a … Continue reading

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How to Help Survivors of DV during the Holidays

  Though the holiday season is a joyous time for many, it can be an especially challenging time for survivors of domestic violence.  November through January is a busy time at the First Step Shelter; we typically see an increase … Continue reading

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