First Step, Inc.

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November 5th Shooting at First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs TX

Our thoughts and prayers are with those who were affected by the heartbreaking tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas last weekend. Family Violence affects not just the lives of those directly involved, but overtly or covertly affects the lives of our loved ones in our communities. Family Violence thrives in silence, and the walls of a […]

Chari-Tea Event Photos

Thank you to everyone who came and supported First Step, Inc. at our Chari-Tea event Tuesday at McAlister’s Deli!     Share This:

Chari-Tea Event at McAlister’s Deli

If you purchase anything from McAlister’s Deli Tuesday November 7th between 5 pm – 10 pm, 10% of the proceeds will be donated to First Step, Inc. Stop by for dinner and give a little back! Share This:

First Step, Inc.’s 15th Annual Candlelight Vigil:

You’re invited: Due to limited seating, pre registration is required. Registration will close October 18th, 2017. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), First Step will be hosting its 15th annual Candlelight Vigil “Out of the Shadows, Beacons of Light in the Darkness” on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm […]

“No-Yes: A Conversation on Consent”

First Step, Inc. will be hosting a series of presentations given by renowned expert on sexual assault, student safety and decision-making skills, Katie Koestner. Ms. Koestner   has appeared on the cover of TIME magazine and the Oprah Winfrey show, and was the first date rape survivor to speak out nationally. The presentations will cover the […]

First Step is Hiring!

Would you like to work with us at First Step? Check out our Job Postings page to see the available positions! Share This:

Store Closing

As part of an overall strategic process to focus on our mission and better serve those in need of our service in our community, the First Step Board of Directors has decided to close the First Step Resale Store at the end of the business day on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Donations will continue to […]

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 the number of survivors seeking help and safety.  Because survivors often must flee their homes […]

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 of our Education Coordinator, Chantel Grant, with Mayor Glenn Barham and guest speakers Dr. Andrea […]

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