A Way from Violence to Self-Reliance
The Second Step is a comprehensive program for survivors of domestic violence. Founded in 1992, The Second Step offers transitional housing, advocacy, safety planning, mentoring, children’s programs, legal case management, and an array of supportive services for families transitioning away from abuse.
An Extraordinary Record of Success*
- 94% of graduates remain free of abuse
- 85% live independently
- 80% are no longer on public assistance
*Statistics from a 2002 independent report gathered from in-person interviews of current and past program participants
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