First Step to Safety

Offering Assistance

The First Step to Safety program has counselors in place to assist victims as they come in to file for orders of protection.

The counselors in this program provide:

  • Court advocacy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Empowerment
  • Encouragement
  • Referrals to other agencies for needed services
  • Safety planning
  • Support counseling
  • Assistance in completing applications for victims compensation
  • Screening for emergency services

For Additional Information

To get more information about the First Step to Safety program, call the Crime Victims Center at (901) 222-3950.