Empowering Recovery: By providing scholarships, we help individuals in recovery access education, which can be a crucial element in rebuilding their lives. Education can empower individuals, providing them with skills and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Rising Above Addiction: Education plays a significant role in breaking the cycle of addiction. It enhances individuals’ self-esteem and confidence and equips them with the tools needed to pursue a different path, reducing the likelihood of relapse.

Investing in Long-Term Success: Supporting education is an investment in the long-term success of individuals in recovery. It opens doors to better employment opportunities, financial stability, and a more fulfilling life, ultimately contributing to their continued recovery.

Building a Supportive Community: We foster a sense of community by supporting individuals on their educational journey. As a donor, you can contribute to creating a supportive environment where individuals feel valued and encouraged to pursue their educational goals.

Reducing Stigma: By supporting an organization that assists individuals in recovery, you can help reduce the stigma associated with substance use disorder. Education is a powerful tool for challenging stereotypes and promoting a more compassionate and understanding society.

Making a Tangible Impact: Tuition assistance provides a concrete and tangible form of support. When you make a donation, you are paying for tuition and books for individuals in recovery. We keep our expenses low so your donation has the greatest impact possible.

Supporting Second Chances: Education is often seen as a second chance for individuals in recovery. By contributing to scholarships, you are actively participating in helping individuals an opportunity to build a new, positive chapter in their lives.

Contributing to the Greater Good: Donors to The Next Step contribute to a cause beyond individual impact. They are part of a collective effort to address the societal challenges associated with addiction and promote positive change. They not only help individuals in recovery but their families and, ultimately, the St. Louis community.