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.

February is all about Community

In our 39 years of service, one thing we’ve learned is that community is key for adults as they work toward a future free from all forms of victimization. Each person needs to have supportive fellowship and people they can go to when challenging situation arise. While...

Community is Finding Support 24/7/365

Families in our advocacy programs or safe shelter are introduced to many resources that may be useful for them as they work toward freedom from all forms of abuse. Whether they need a resource immediately or discover a need a year after they leave Stepping Stones,...

Follow a Family: “They won’t see him hit me again.”

Last month, we introduced Stephanie*, and each month, we will give updates about her time working toward freedom from all forms of victimization with Stepping Stones advocates. Read below to learn about Stephanie’s journey so far: “My husband has been abusing me for...