The First Step (Previously Knowsley Domestic Violence Support Services)
The First Step Centre
The Old Schoolhouse
Public phone: 0151 548 3333
Website URL: http://www.thefirststep.org.uk
Service offered: Support services for people experiencing domestic abuse. Refuge accommodation for women & children. Information, 1:1 and group work support, signposting/liaison with other agencies. Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy team for very high risk clients i.e. Gold
Target group: Anyone experiencing domestic abuse
Area served: Knowsley - Huyton, Kirkby, Prescot, Halewood and surrounding areas.
How to contact: Phone 0151 548 3333
Monday: 9am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm
Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm
Friday: 9am - 4.30pm
Office Hours: Refuge staffed 24 hours 7 days a week.
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Some parking available but can be busy at times. Office on first floor but lift is available if required.
Languages other than English: NONE
Charity number: 1054533
Year established: 1996
Staffing: 5 full time, 12 part time, 1 volunteer.
Record last checked: 09 November 2021