About First Step
Educating, supporting, and empowering women and families
Our mission is to be the first step for women facing an unplanned pregnancy, transforming their fear into confidence, and empowering them to make healthy life-affirming decisions.
To create a culture of life in Springfield and surrounding areas by helping women and men see their value and the value of the life of their child.
We are a faith-based 501-c3 non-profit in the state of Illinois. We exist to help women and families experiencing an unplanned pregnancy by providing factual, life-affirming information about all their options in a safe, loving, nonjudgmental environment.
All our services are free and confidential and are offered without regard to age, race, income, nationality, religious affiliation, disability, or other arbitrary circumstances. We provide free pregnancy medical services to anyone who is facing an unexpected pregnancy. Learn more about our full list of services and how we serve our community.