Since 1978, First Step has been working for peaceful families and safe communities in Wayne County, Michigan. First Step is the only non-profit agency in out-Wayne County providing comprehensive services for victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Honor Your Mother
This May, as you honor your mother, please consider helping another. Make a difference in someone's life by donating to First Step in honor of the amazing mother figure in your life.
Download our Mother's Day Flyer below to learn more or click the link above to donate now!Honoring Mom
FACTS ARE FACTS
are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year.Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the United States. 2003. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Centers for Injury Prevention and Control. Atlanta, GA.
1 IN EVERY 4
Women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.Tjaden, Patricia & Thoennes, Nancy. National Institute of Justice and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, “Extent, Nature and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey,” (2000)
- 0%of domestic violence
victims are women.Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Data Brief, Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001, February 2003
- 1 IN 6 WOMEN
1 IN 33 MEN have experienced an attempted or completed rapeU.S. Department of Justice, “Prevalence, Incidence, and Consequences of Violence Against Women,” November 1998.
“Group has helped me feel less isolated and not alone.
I’m grateful also when I can offer hope to another survivor.”First Step Survivor
First Step Locations
Western Wayne County
44567 Pinetree Drive
Plymouth, MI 48170
Redford, MI 48239
4400 S. Venoy
Wayne, MI 48184
1394 Cleophus Parkway
Lincoln Park, MI 48146