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Home / Domestic Violence / NC / Hickory / First Step Domestic Violence Program

First Step Domestic Violence Program in Hickory, NC

Domestic Violence Help in Hickory, NC

Emergency
Shelter
Primary Purpose Focused
Program
 
 
 
 
Profile
Strength 72%
  • Hotline

    828-228-1787 828-228-1787 (24⁄7)

    Hotline hours of operation

    Monday 24 hours
    Tuesday 24 hours
    Wednesday 24 hours
    Thursday 24 hours
    Friday 24 hours
    Saturday 24 hours
    Sunday 24 hours
  • Toll Free

    -
  • Business

    828-322-1400 828-322-1400
  • Text

    -
  • Languages Spoken

    English
  • Last Updated

    Apr 4, 2024
  • TTY/TTD

    -
  • Fax

    -
  • Email

    info@fgcservices.com
  • Hours of operation

    Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday CLOSED
    Sunday CLOSED

Services

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  • Danger/lethality assessment
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Emergency local transportation
  • Emergency shelter
  • Confidential shelter location
  • Safe home network
  • Case management
  • Food and clothing
  • Safety planning
  • Domestic violence education
  • Emergency cell phones
  • Mobile advocacy
  • Assistance with orders of protection
  • Court/legal lay assistance
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
  • Legal resource planning
  • In-shelter financial aid
  • Shelter resident counseling
  • Non-resident counseling
  • Peer support groups
  • Counseling for friends and family
  • Sexual violence support groups
  • Incest counseling
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Counseling for batterers
  • Relocation services
  • Transportation
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Job skills training
  • Job search/placement
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Resources and referrals
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Onsite mental health services
  • Youth counseling
  • Safety planning for children
  • Educational programs
  • Teen activity program
  • Domestic violence workshops

Populations Served

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  • Women
  • Men
  • Non-Binary
  • Elderly
  • Teens
  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Deaf
  • Developmentally disabled
  • Disabled
  • Immigrant
  • Military
  • Rural
  • Trafficked persons
  • Prostituted persons
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans women/men

About First Step Domestic Violence Program

  • Website

    www.fgcservices.com
  • Established

    1981
  • Beds

    26
  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

    45
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Yes
  • Pet Shelter

    No pet accommodations

Description

-

  • State Coalition Member

    Yes
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