Mission & Mandate

MISSION    

First Step Women’s Shelter is a non-profit, charitable organization which is governed by a voluntary elected Board of Directors.   

The mission is to facilitate the healing and self-empowerment process of women and their children who have found themselves survivors of violence.  This is accomplished by providing support and advocacy services and by focusing on healing in the areas of emotional, mental, physical and spiritual growth within a safe and secure haven.  

First Step Women’s Shelter will ensure the honesty, kindness, sharing, respect and unconditional positive regard permeates throughout all programming.   

MANDATE   

First Step Women’s Shelter provides a safe and secure emergency shelter for physically, emotionally and/or sexually abused women and their children.