THANK YOU FOR BEING OUR CHAMPION

Have you heard of the Life Changing

movement you can be a part of?

Join the Next Step Life Changers by giving a monthly gift of any amount and receive:

  • Monthly Life Changing emails

  • A surprise gift on your anniversary

  • Special updates from our Executive Director

  • An invitation to our Life Changers annual event

Click the button below to set up your automatic monthly donation!

What's New?

 

Next Step is expanding! As of the start of 2020, Next Step is now managing what was the Livermore Pregnancy Resource Center. We will reopen the location as Next Step Livermore at the end of February. For more info, follow the buttons below.

Why did we change our name?

We have spent the last three years doing research, focus groups, brainstorming, and more to find out why our client numbers were dropping. We found some very startling information.  Some misguided pregnancy centers across the US have used unethical practices and false information to persuade their clients to not have an abortion. As a result of media coverage on these cases, the term “pregnancy center” has gained a negative connotation. It became very clear to us that it was necessary to change our name in order to stay relevant to our clients.

 

We want to help every women who comes through our doors with her next steps, whether she needs someone to talk to, information, a space to think through her decision, a pregnancy test or ultrasound, or whatever resource she may need, we strive to provide that for her so that she can make an informed and healthy decision without political or social pressures.

 

If you’d like to read more about our move to Next Step, please click the button below!

In 1988, Valley Crisis Pregnancy Center, now known as Next Step, opened its doors. In the years since our inception many things have changed, including our name; however, community support has always been the core of who we are.

 

All of Next Step’s services are confidential and without charge. We serve the client and those around her who need support, with no judgment.

Our ministry is funded entirely by individuals, churches, local businesses, and fundraising events. We do not receive any state, federal, or grant based fundraising. As such, we never profit from any client’s decision.

We are here to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in a time of confusion. We offer hope and compassion before we give information. We see our clients as a whole person and understand the complexities of making life long choices while in a crisis mode. We help her slow down. Feel completely heard and understood. And give her tools and information as she requests. During that time, we help her identify what is most vital to her and making her decision.

 OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED 
  • Designate Next Step through your workplace giving campaign

  • Donate online through our website

  • Tribute Fund (memorial, birth, adoption, etc)

  • Corporate Matching Fund

  • Item Donations like baby wash and diapers

  • Donate Stock

As a 501(c)3 organization, all donations to

Next Step are tax deductible

Amazon Smile​:

You also can support us as you go about your own personal shopping with Amazon Smile.  Just add the word “smile” before “amazon.com.” Go to smile.amazon.com and search for “Valley Pregnancy Center Pleasanton” and start shopping.  When you use Amazon Smile, 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible Amazon Smile purchases is donated to Next Step by Amazon.com!  Click here to get started.

SAVE THE DATE FOR NEXT STEP'S UPCOMING EVENTS

LIVERMORE OFFICE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION

FEBRUARY 19TH | 4PM TO 7PM | LIVERMORE, CA

Take a tour of our new office and meet the Next Step family and fellow supporters. RSVP here.

KICK IT WHERE IT COUNTS COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER

APRIL 18TH | CATEYANO PARK, LIVERMORE, CA

Join Next Step for an afternoon of fellowship, fun, and fundraising. Experience Monster Soccer - soccer with the twist of a 4ft inflatable ball. Interested in participating or have a question? Email maricel@next-step.org

2020 BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN

MOTHER'S DAY THRU FATHER'S DAY | YOUR CHURCH

It's back and easier than ever! Participate in our annual baby bottle fundraiser. Support our ministry of empowering women to make confident and healthy life choices. Want to bring this to your church? Email maricel@next-step.org

32ND ANNUAL NEXT STEP FUNDRAISING GALA

SEPTEMBER 24TH | PALM EVENT CENTER, PLEASANTON, CA

Sponsor a table and enjoy an evening of fine dining and fellowship. See the amazing work we are doing together in the community.

Questions? Email ellen@next-step.org

INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING, SPONSORSHIPS, OR HOW TO GET YOUR CHURCH INVOLVED? EMAIL MARICEL@NEXT-STEP.ORG OR CALL 925.425.0414

 
LOCATIONS

– WALK-INS WELCOME –


 4200 East Ave. Suite 104

Livermore, CA 94550

 

5776 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 200

Pleasanton, CA 94588

925.425.0414

OPEN HOURS

Monday–Tuesday: 10am–5pm PST

Wednesday: By Appointment only
Thursday 10am-7pm (after 5pm by appt only)

​Friday–Sunday: Closed

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