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GET INVOLVED
TODAY!

There are many ways to get involved in helping Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survivors. 

Advocate 
at home.

Advocate 
in your
community.

Create healthy, violence-free relationships.

Healthy Communication

  • Embrace your voice; speak up and out about what is bothering you.

  • Respect each other’s wishes and feelings.

  • Compromise on issues you disagree on.

  • Be supportive.

  • Respect each other’s privacy.

Healthy Boundaries

  • Setting boundaries in a relationship doesn't mean you distrust the other person. It's an expression of what makes you feel comfortable and what you'd like or not like to happen in the relationship.

  • Healthy boundaries should allow you to: go out with your friends without your partner, participate in activities and hobbies, not have to share passwords, respect each other’s individual likes and needs.

Healthy Relationships Boosters

  • Even healthy relationships can use a boost every once and a while. Find a fun, simple activity you both enjoy.

Taken from loveisrespect.org

 

Help a Survivor

Every 98 seconds, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. If someone you know has disclosed to you they have been sexually assaulted, click here to learn how you can talk to and help a survivor.

 

Help Prevent Sexual Violence

Our mission to see a community free from violence is only possible when community members, like you, and leaders take steps to prevent sexual violence.

Advocate
with a

Donation.

Cash and Check donations can be sent to:

624 Indiana Avenue Suite 304, Wichita Falls, TX 76301.

Office hours are

Monday – Friday,

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

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Needs List 

**All donations may be dropped off at the First Step, Inc. Administrative Offices during business hours.**

Personal Hygiene:

  • Brushes

  • Toilet paper

  • Body wash

  • Haircare products for People of Color

  • Styling products

Clothing:

  • Summer clothing

  • Bras

  • Underwear

  • Socks

Items for Children:

  • Socks

  • Shoes

  • Underwear

  • Books

  • Educational computer games

Cleaning Supplies:

  • Baby wipes

  • Cleaning supplies

  • Brooms and dustpans

  • Mops

  • Laundry soap (pods or liquid)

  • Paper towels

  • Liquid hand soap

First Aid:

  • Band-aids

  • Antibiotic Ointment

  • Ace Bandages

Other Items:

  • Pillows

  • Bed linens (single)

  • Towels

  • Twin/Queen air mattresses

  • Alarm clocks

  • Spiral composition books/Journals

  • Suitcases, backpacks, and tote bags

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Thank you for taking a stand against violence!

Advocate 
with your
time and talents.

Are you interested in joining the First Step family and start a career helping survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault? Apply HERE or email mturnbow@firststep.org with your resume.

If you'd like to be a First Step Volunteer and help local survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, please contact the Outreach Manager at (940) 723-7799 or email   msplawn@firststep.org

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