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Life Skills

From cooking to financial planning, we help residents learn skills they need for success.

Family Structure

We foster a family environment and encourage residents to cultivate healthy relationships.

Community Involvement

We do 8 hours of service work every month partnering with Serenity Thrift. We help them, but they also help us learn job skills, and they give great encouragement to the residents.

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We believe it takes a community to help these young adults transition to the Next Step! Your generous gifts help us provide food, shelter, clothing, education, therapy, medical and other needs.

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God displayed His awesomeness and power on August 21, 2017, with the total solar eclipse. I got to watch it with the residents, staff and some of the staff’s family members. We took a break from the daily routine celebrating the day with a picnic, playing corn hole and genuinely laughing and enjoying each other’s […]

House Manager, perspective

Being “live-in” staff comes with many facets. I know for myself and family we were somewhat prepared for this part of our journey through our past experience in a smaller program. We had no expectations and after living with the Next Step for Life residents over the past year and a half, we have not […]

This is it! -Beth Allison

When Diane Roland first told me about the Next Step program, my first thought was, THIS IS IT! The” it” being a program that will help residents make a real change in their lives. As a teacher, I saw so many young students with unrealized potential because of their lack of family support and inferior […]