Press & Awards

In the last 25 years, The Second Step has been an innovator in providing survivor-centered services to victims of domestic violence. Grounded in our community while expanding well beyond it, we have built lasting partnerships and been recognized for our commitment to changing the lives of survivors and their children.


Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce
Award 2007

City of Newton "Unsung Hero"
Award 2007

Red Cross Heroes
Award 2006

Boston Parent's Paper Family Advocate
Award 2002

Audrey Nelson Community Achievement
Award 1998

Chamber of Commerce Award 2007

The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce honored The Second Step with its Outstanding Organization Award on November 20, 2007, at its 92nd Annual Achievement Breakfast and Award Ceremony. The ceremony recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have a positive impact in the Newton-Needham community.

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