Our Vision, Mission and Values

First Step Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland’s Vision, Mission and Values

First Step is a national charity, and we have a clear vision, mission and very strong values.

Please read our Vision, Mission and Values below:

Vision, Mission and Values



Provide confidential services to male survivors of sexual abuse and their supporters


Breakdown the stereotypes and the preconception of sexual abuse against males

Every male survivor of sexual abuse should have the opportunity to feel less isolated through increased personal belief to make changes

Every male survivor of sexual abuse living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to have access to a free and confidential service


Compassionate: Our volunteers and counsellors listen to our client’s needs, and try our upmost to encourage empowerment and self confidence

Professionalism: At all times we act with integrity, providing quality services in a safe and secure environment

Non Judgemental: We never judge a person, or their actions but support the individual

Honesty: Being open and honest in all our dealings and maintaining the highest integrity at all times

Excellence: Always doing what we say we will and striving for excellence and quality in everything we do

Teamwork: We are one team striving to provide a quality and confidential service

Equality: Embracing differences in our work force and clients will enhance our services to their communities