STEP (Solutions That Empower People), Inc. is a community action agency with services in Franklin and Patrick counties, and Bedford, Martinsville and Danville. Services include Early Head Start and Head Start; youth services (LIFES Academy and Project Discovery); senior services (Meals on Wheels, transportation); supportive services (re-entry, homelessness prevention); housing and weatherization; and financial services (tax preparation assistance, financial education, individual development accounts). STEP’s mission is to empower people to overcome barriers to economic, educational and developmental success within the communities it serves.
Head toward Hale St on Franklin St (VA-40). Turn right toward Maynor St. Turn left onto Maynor St. Continue on Spring St. Turn left onto W College St. Turn left onto Dent St.