Take your FIRST STEP toward recovery.

FSC provides INTENSIVE and SUPPORTIVE outpatient treatment based on client need.

Our Mission:

To provide high quality, effective, and individualized treatment for women, men and families who are suffering from addiction and initiate the process of recovery.

To foster a strong support system to create a solid, lasting recovery from the disease of addiction.

To create a nurturing environment of care, compassion and trust that is built upon honesty, integrity and high ethical standards.

Oak Cliff

219B Sunset Avenue
Suite #101
Dallas, TX 75208
214-942-8808 Office
214-941-8508 Fax

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North Dallas

2750 Northaven Road
Suite 107
Dallas, TX 75229

972-239-4440 Office
972-239-4453 Fax

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900 E. Park Boulevard
Suite #153

Plano, Texas 75074

972-633-5544 Office
972-633-5566 Fax

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To schedule an appointment, please call 214-942-8808, Mon - Fri from 8am to 5pm.

Who are we?

Founded in 1991, First Step Counseling is licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) to provide intensive and supportive adult outpatient substance abuse treatment. Since its inception, FIRST STEP COUNSELING has provided services to over 20,000 individuals in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.

First Step Counseling has a dedicated staff of  Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors with nearly 200 years of combined experience in helping individuals and families with the process of recovery.

How we operate:

FSC provides intensive and supportive outpatient treatment based on the clients' needs.

  • Intensive Outpatient Program (4-6 weeks duration)
  • Supportive Outpatient Program (3-6 months duration)
  • Drug and Alcohol Education Program (3 months duration)

Group sessions are offered weekdays in the mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturday morning.

Individual sessions by appointment only.

First Step offers services on a sliding scale based on the client’s ability to pay.


Assessment Services

By appointment only in Oak Cliff, North Dallas, and Plano locations

Spanish by appointment only in Oak Cliff


Oak Cliff: Mon 10am, 1pm, 3pm

North Dallas: Mon 2pm

Plano: Mon at 12 noon