Step by Step, Inc.


Work. Grow.

Join the fight to eliminate child poverty.


West Virginia Dreamers Afterschool

provides daily tutoring, academic enrichment and recreation for children of all ages.

Summer of Service

provides six weeks of academic enrichment in art, music and science (aka blowing things up safely)



Child and Adult Food Care Program

provides nutritious meals for low-income children afterschool and during the summer.

Grow Appalachia

provides training and resources for developing family and community gardens. promotes access to local foods.

Keys 4 Healthy Kids

provides resources for preventing childhood obesity, improving access to healthy foods, and promoting physical activity.



Bully-Free West Virginia

provides family support, training related to and statewide advocacy for the prevention of bullying.

Partners in Prevention

provides family support, training, and advocacy for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Natural Helpers

provides training and coaching for middle and high school students to serve as peer mentors.



WV Dreamers AmeriCorps VISTA

mobilizes volunteers to start, strengthen, and expand programs, systems and services that help people move out of poverty.

DreamTeam Training Series

provides leadership development for local community groups committed to sustaining programs for children in their area.

Circle of Parents

provides mentoring and peer support for parents and guardians.

Child Welfare Transitions Project

collects stories of those in and aged out of the child welfare system for youth driven change to improve the system
 and build supportive programming.