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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 This:

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? There are many ways to help spread awareness of domestic violence. Talk about it with […]

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 the store.   Share This:

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 flier for more details. Tickets are available now for $20 each. Contact Paige (Happy) at […]

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 on Facebook at First Step Inc. For nine EXCELLENT tips on how to respond to survivors […]

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 great evening of theatre, and please share! Share This:

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 in the number of survivors seeking help and safety. During this time of the year, […]

Support First Step at the Gingerbread Jubilee!

Here are a few pictures of First Step’s submission for the Gingerbread House Auction hosted by the Nonprofit Center of Wichita Falls! The auction will be held on December 3rd at 7:00pm at the Wichita Falls Country Club.  For more information about the event, including opportunities to decorate your own gingerbread house, visit the Nonprofit Center Website or Facebook […]

First Step News: Candlelight Vigil 2015

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Candlelight Vigil a success!  Below are some pictures from the event.         As always, thank you for supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  If you’re interested in helping local survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, you may Volunteer, Donate, or check out our Needs List. Share […]

First Step Candlelight Vigil 2015

This event will include a candle lighting ceremony honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence, two guest speakers, Chief Manuel Borrego and Barbara Brewer, music by the Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra, and light refreshments. Share This:

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