for grieving families

First Steps provides support for grieving families who have experienced the death of a loved one, and is beneficial for families at any point in their grieving process. First Steps provides a place for families to explore their thoughts and feelings with other families on a similar journey. Meetings are typically held the second Monday of each month from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Stepping Stones of Hope office. Please register down below or by calling the Stepping Stones of Hope main office at (602) 264-7520

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Stepping Stones of Hope will provide grief support material and resources upon request for primary and secondary educational institutions, hospitals, and first responder agencies. Please contact us for more information and to request materials.

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Arizona, USA

Stepping Stones of Hope is a volunteer driven organization. Each volunteer is intrinsically linked, and each serves as the foundation for our programs. The value of a volunteer's time is linked to their desire to serve. There are many opportunities for volunteer service within the Stepping Stones of Hope organization.

  • Serve as a small group facilitator during weekend and day camp programs
  • Work with activity group during weekend and day camp programs
  • Join in providing music during weekend and day camp programs
  • Act as administrative support
  • Participate on sub-committees for standing committees or special events

Read "Why Volunteer?" A poem written by a wonderful couple who have been volunteering their time to Stepping Stones of Hope since 2008. All volunteers are required to attend an orientation session and complete a mandatory background check. Volunteers are specially trained for their volunteer role and are provided with multiple in-service opportunities each year.

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Stepping Stones of Hope, 4000 North 7th Street, Suite 108 Phoenix, Arizona 85014, (602)-264-7520

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