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Welcome to Brave Step

Brave Step strengthens adults impacted by sexual abuse through inspiration, education and personalized care. Our goal is to inspire individuals to take a brave step; educate the person, family and community on the effects of abuse; and provide personalized care that will help them live a life free from the constraints of abuse. 

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As a survivor-led organization, our secret to success is understanding firsthand what it’s like and creating a place, both online and in person, where individuals are safe, understood and supported. 

Survivor Story: Vara's Memory

Vara sits at a bench in the park with her long brown highlighted with blonde hair blowing swiftly from the hea...


Kendra Gives Back

Join Brave Step for an evening of shopping and fun as 20% of all proceeds benefit our mission to strengthen me...


Unsilencing the Abuse

On April 29, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office is hosting a community forum on sexual abuse and the impa...