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.

Unlocking Potential Throughout June

At 22, Tammy* first came to Stepping Stones after leaving an abusive boyfriend. She was afraid of what would happen next because she had little work experience beyond a job she held as a student, and she couldn’t imagine what it looked like to support herself. Her...

Follow a Family: “Just one day at a time”

“This month, I have been taking a lot of time to reflect and plan on what I can do to move forward. I have a hard time trying to figure things out on my own, but the advocates help me focus on what needs to happen now and what are things that I will need to address...

Accomplishing Goals and Building Potential

Families explore their potential as they work hard finding freedom from all forms of victimization. Adults who participated in our programs are asked to take an anonymous survey upon completion of the program. In the first quarter of 2019 (Jan 1 - March 31), those who...