Our Story

NWA Second Stage Transition is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) status. This organization helps encourage transformation to individuals who are willing to break the bondage of abuse to find hope and take control of their lives. NWA Second Stage Transition seeks to strengthen linkages between clients and community-based resources to prevent the progression of abuse, addiction, and homelessness. NWA Second Stage Transition believes each person is created to be unique and valuable.


Our Team

Our professional staffs are here to help you understand how to deal with difficult situations. On staff, we have Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Drug & Alcohol Counselors (LDAC), Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselors (AADC), Certified Parenting Instructors (CPI), Certified Anger Management Specialists (CAMS), Domestic Violence Advocate (DVA)

Executive Director

Cecelia Dorko

Board of Directors

Kormah Dorko

Dwight Hignite

Samuel Jackson

Phil Gilbreath