Who are we?
We are an organization of SURVIVORS of domestic violence.
What do we do?
We provide education on domestic violence and support for victims and their families.
How do we assist?
We partner with other organizations and lobby for victims' rights through legislation and funding. We help them transition to safety and into their purpose.
How do we do that?
Through education. We are survivors with a message. We are here to help you take THE
NEXT STEP (TNS), as a non-profit organization that mission is to
assist victims of Domestic Violence and their families, to go from an unsafe
relationship/environment to safety. To help the victims transition/walk through
the legal system, find transitional housing and assist with getting them the
help needed. We partner and work with
organizations through Maryland, mainly Prince Georges County; that offer assistance to victims of
domestic violence. We work to educate
all on the epidemic of domestic violence through speaking engagements,
workshops, round table, conference call, straight talk sessions with victims
and survivors and by providing resources to educate and inform all what
domestic violence is, how it effects all of us and how to get help and how to help
Our VISION for THE NEXT STEP organization is to be the face and voice of those in domestic violence.
Our PURPOSE is to heighten awareness, promote and support legislation that will ultimately stop this epidemic.
We are funded through personal funds and contributions. Our mission is to continue to grow and make an impact. We are successful because we know the HEARTS OF THE VICTIMS. WE ARE SURVIVORS. We are reaching out for those who are where we were...in a domestic violence situation.
We offer at no cost to you:
(Love offerings welcome to support our cause)
- Panel discussions
- Resources (pamphlets and literature)
- Speakers (with their story and testimonials)
- Round Tables
- Conference Calls
- Support for victims and families
THE NEXT STEP 301 627-7139