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STEPS is a private not-for-profit, community-based organization providing a continuum of quality, comprehensive substance use treatment services and education to individuals; including those with co-occurring disorders, regardless of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Prioritizing those who are indigent, pregnant, postpartum, have children and/or IV drug users in Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties.

STEPS was founded in 1983 by a group of concerned citizens and has been dedicated to serving the needs of the community ever since.  Our clients are recognized as individuals who possess the inner resources necessary to create the desired positive change in their lives. Treatment consists of facilitating clients with accessing and utilizing the necessary resources available to live as responsible individuals and productive members of their community.

STEPS is licensed by the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families to provide substance use services and Medication Assisted Treatment. 


Many of our programs have been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) since 2004. CARF is an independent international, non-profit organization founded in 1966. Providing assurance to individuals seeking services. 


CARF Accreditation means: STEPS has demonstrated their commitment to excellence. It is evidence that our organization strives to improve efficiency, financial health, and service delivery; thus creating a foundation for consumer satisfaction. CARF Accreditation is a sign of the continuing advancement of quality services on which thousands of consumers rely upon. 

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