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44567 Pinetree Dr
Plymouth
Michigan 48170
USA
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Target demographics: Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence in Wayne County Michigan.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 16,480

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Pull Weeds, Sort Donations, Box Cell Phones , sort holiday gifts
etc..
People who can volunteer each week can become part of the assault response team, work with children, answer phones, etc....training is provided, background checks and references are required.

Programs: Counseling, 24 hour helpline, Assault Response, Community Response in Local Courts and Police Departments, Emergency Housing, Transitional Housing, Prevention/Education, Children's Programs, SANE Exams, Legal Info plus much more

Mission:
The mission of First Step is to reduce the incidence of domestic and sexual violence and to provide services to individuals affected by these crimes. The ultimate goal of First Step is the prevention of domestic and sexual violence through education, advocacy, appropriate intervention, and collaboration.
Results:
First Step has spent the last few years raising funds to build a new residential facility. The construction is nearly complete (as of March 2011). We are currently seeking funds to build a resource building to house donations, agency vehicles and pets as well as funds for furnishings, technology etc... We are proud of our donors and the community for supporting this project.

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10/08/13
First Step is a wonderful place to volunteer. The staff are very supportive and you're never given a task until you are confident, through training, that you can handle it. I spent two years as an advocate and the care and concern the advocate team provides for volunteers is excellent. The ... more »
10/04/13
In 2011, I visited the First Step facility and instantly fell in love with the people that ran the organization. The compassion the staff displays for victim's of domestic and sexual violence was humbling. They work tirelessly to create fundraising opportunities, complete grant submissions and ... more »
03/01/12
First Step is a wonderful organization filled with altruistic people who have changed our society by subtly educating communities on the negative effect of sexual violence and other types of intimate terrorism. Many of the counselors are gifted people in heart and counseling. However, the ... more »
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