Resources For Refugees and Those Who Serve Them

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Our Core Values

Using contextualization, relevancy and excellent design to engage refugees

Communicating information that equips refugees to make independent and informed choices in the American context

Developing a variety of unique communication tools that reinforce core messages

Creating resources that foster mutually beneficial relationships between refugees and their new American neighbors

Using a voice of encouragement to build on refugee strengths

Inspiring the confidence of refugees

FirstSteps Press materials are:


resulting from in-depth study of refugee-specific needs


full color, high-quality visuals enable quick and effective learning and retention


all aspects of the design keep the users’ context in mind

Encourage Relationship

created to be used with an English-speaking teacher or volunteer

People Are Talking

Our Products

FirstSteps materials are being used in more than 30 U.S states and Canada.
Refugees across North America are taking their "First Steps" toward a new life with encouraging and innovative resources in hand.

About FirstSteps Press

What We Do

FirstSteps Press prepares refugees to take their first steps toward a new life in the United States by producing quality materials that educate refugees, equip volunteers and foster meaningful relationships.

Contact Us

For general information about FirstSteps Press contact us at:

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  • (630) 307-1400
  • P.O. Box 620
    Itasca, IL 60143-0620