What We Do

Find your community, find your voice, find your next step. With our free programs, you’ll explore your sense of self, unleash your creative expression and envision a future that’s unique to you — all with the support of young people just like you who really get it.

You belong here

If you’re age 16-29 and are living with cancer, HIV/AIDS or a rare genetic disorder, get on over here! At Next Step, we understand the specific challenges you’re facing and we’re here to help.



You’re not alone. Meet others at Next Step on the same journey and discover the power of friendship, fun and support.


Music as medicine happens every day at Next Step. Write, perform, record or listen to original songs with our rock star music therapist.


Set and reach new goals at school, on the job and beyond. Next Step can help personalize a plan for your success.



We love questions! Check out the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Next Step. And if you’re still curious, contact us directly — we’re always happy to talk.

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