First Step Community Empowerment is a 501(c) 3 organization that has empowered communities through social and economic development, workforce services, job placement assistance for criminal justice involved individuals and others, enrichment activities, nutritional meals for school aged children and homeless individuals/families, resource referrals for Seniors, and social service assistance, i.e. food, clothing, financial literacy/budgeting for disadvantaged families, rental assistance and/or resource referrals, credit restoration, car ownership program, van pool services, affordable catering, spiritual guidance and coalition building. First Step has assisted thousands with finding employment, training opportunities and/or social services.

Coalition building/outsourcing

Establish partnerships with other social service organizations and provide workforce development/job placement assistance

giving to those in  need

First Step International Church (Partner) provides school supplies, Thanksgiving baskets, Christmas presents for children, meals for the homeless, after school meals for school-aged children,food baskets for those in need and affordable catering

innovative workforce strategies 

Assist those seeking employment with resources that could potentially lead to gainful employment on a case-by-case basis.

staffing assistance

Assist companies and staffing agencies to find qualified talent.