First Step Project Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault


The mission of First Step is to eliminate both domestic and sexual violence and to provide comprehensive services to individuals and families impacted by these crimes.


Peaceful Families, Safe Communities


Our commitment to safety is paramount

Empowerment-Based Advocacy
We advocate with a holistic approach which is client-driven

Social Justice
We demand fairness and equality for all

Value Resources
We are conscientious stewards of our resources

Community Action
We engage in strategic partnerships to maximize the impact of our work

We adhere to a high ethical standard while doing our work with honesty and professionalism

Anti-Oppression + Anti-Racism
We demand an end to oppression and take responsibility for dismantling racism within our sphere of influence.