The Big Switch

Stepping Stones Thrift Store and Armadilla Wax Works are trading spaces!

Dedicated to ending intimate violence

Stepping Stones provides 24/7/365 Advocacy Services for families escaping abuse in West Yavapai County. Contact our Helpline: 928.445.HOPE (4673)

24/7 Emergency and Advocacy Services

Since 1980, dedicated advocates have been available 24/7/365 for local families who need safety and support to live lives free from domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of victimization. Learn more about our 24/7 Helpline, safe shelter, and advocacy services.

Mission Based Social Enterprises

Stepping Stones’ Thrift Stores, Step One Coffee House, Step One Community Center, Next Chapter Recovery Bookstore, and Step One Publishing provide paid job training and generate revenue to keep our 24/7/365 services available for local adults and children. Learn more about shopping with Stepping Stones.

Get Involved

Our services are possible because of the generosity of our community that volunteers and donates with Stepping Stones. Find out how you can become part of the Stepping Stones team and give back for local families to find a pathway to safety and self-sufficiency in our community.

Note from a Program Participant

Did you know that families don’t have to LIVE at the Stepping Stones shelter to receive services or talk with an advocate? Many who come to us spend time one-on-one time with our advocates, come to our educational support groups in Prescott and Prescott Valley, or...

September is Be Better Month

How do we work to “Be Better” each day when faced with challenges and set backs? At Stepping Stones, it’s all about the taking a deeper look as yourself. When families come to our program, they take an honest self-inventory to identify areas that they can make changes...

Working Hard to Be Better Each Day

It is hard work to “be better” and take an honest self-inventory in order to make changes in life. But, adults do it each day at Stepping Stones. They are finding freedom - maybe for the very first time! Adults in our programs take an anonymous survey upon exit to...