The First Step is a support service for those affected by domestic abuse.
Domestic abuse can happen to anyone.
You may feel confused, and frightened, if you want to explore your options, we can help.
Call us on 0151 548 3333
Welcome to The First Step
We are Knowsley's only independent specialist Domestic Abuse Service, offering support to all residents throughout our community since 1996. We deliver the commissioned Independent Domestic Abuse Advocacy Service (IDVA), supporting survivors identified as high risk of serious harm or fatality. As well as a Community Service preventing risk and offering both therapeutic and 1-1 support. We also offer accommodation through our women's refuge with a dedicated children's service to help you take the first step to freedom from domestic abuse.
Through our services,
and other therapies that will support you in your journey to recovery.
Our Support Services
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Call us on 0151 548 3333 or fill in the form below.
We’re Here to Help You Take the First Step
Please call 999 in an emergency!
Our service is delivered between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday and the message will be picked up as soon as possible.