Client Resources

Locations:

Crisis Stabilization Unit :

Kreisman Campus*
94- 364-9355 
1451 10th Street
Sarasota, Fl 34236 

Behavioral Health Access Center:

Kreisman Campus*
941-552-1950  
1451 10th Street
Sarasota, Fl 34236 

Outpatient Clinical and Outpatient Medical
All services, programs and MOM’s Program

North Port:

Phoenix Center
941-492-4300
12497 Tamiami Trail Suite 4
North Port, Fl 34287

Sarasota:

Kreisman Campus*
941-331-2530
1451 10th Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

Community & School Based Prevention Education:

Family Life Intervention, Journeys and Prevention Education

Glasser Schoenbaum Human Services Center
941-953-0000
1750 17th Street Building G
Sarasota, Fl 34234

*The Kreisman Campus is located behind Channel 7 studio’s on 10th Street. The driveway is immediately following the Channel 7 news station and is located on the north side of 10th street headed west.
Prior to your initial visit, please fill out the new client forms and release of information and review the list of helpful paperwork to bring with you.

What to Bring to Your Initial Visit

  1. Records that would be helpful to your assessment
  2. Insurance Card
  3. Payment for services
  4. If you do not have insurance, you may be eligible for a sliding fee scale discount. Please provide sufficient proof of household income (proof of income for every person living in the household that receives any type of income).
    1. SS wage report
    2. Tax return
    3. Pay stub
    4. Bank Statement 
    5. Any other documents you feel would be important in regard to household income

Client Portal:

Online Bill Pay:

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Contact Us

For more information about our programs, or to speak confidentially with one of us, please fill out the short form below. We look forward to hearing from you.
Please note: this email is for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon for urgent clinical needs or questions.  You will receive an auto-response once the form is submitted and received.  Please wait for the page to refresh to ensure your message is sent successfully.

News & Events

Longtime Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight
First Step names Sarasota Sheriff T...
Billy Cox Sarasota Herald-Tribune Even as a 23-year-old rookie with the Sarasota Police Department g...
More
First Step Suicide Prevention Video
First Step Suicide Prevention Video...
First Step Suicide Prevention video. For more than 50 years, we have been "Caring for Our Community"...
More
Tracey Weeden, head of First Step of Sarasota
Are minorities more at risk of ment...
Local broadcast news outlet WSNN has done an interview with Tracey Weeden, head of First Step of Sar...
More
The First Step of Sarasota executive officers as of August 2020: Front, Gwen MacKenzie, CEO; back, left to right, Tracy Weeden Chief In-patient and residential services officer; Mounira Ragsdale, Chief administrative officer; and Vickie Tiutyama, Chief Financial Officer.
It's official: First Step of Saraso...
After a nine-month consolidation process, First Step of Sarasota and Coastal Behavioral Healthcare h...
More
The First Step Toward a Better Tomorrow
First Step of Sarasota and Coastal ...
SARASOTA, Fla. – The two nonprofit agencies First Step of Sarasota and Coastal Behavioral Healthca...
More

Our Community Partners:

*Community partners are businesses that have chosen to support our organization as a community partner sponsor. If you are interested please click here for the sponsorship form.

Mental Health Partners:

FIRST STEP OF SARASOTA, INC. IS A 501 (C ) (3) ORGANIZATION. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION ON CH1573 MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL FREE 800 435 7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.