Entries by Allison Marino

LifeSTEPS’ After School Program Reaches 5,000 Youth in 2021

These two love LifeSTEPS’ After School Program (ASP), which touched the lives of nearly 5,000 children and youth across California in 2021. Our curriculum and structured activities focus on being safe, respectful and responsible, and most of all, having fun while learning. Plus, having a caring and consistent place to maintain structure helps LifeSTEPS’ youngest […]

After School Program Coordinator Rayvonte Toliver is Changing Lives

Rayvonte Toliver’s passion for working with children caught the attention of LifeSTEPS Director of Social Services Ronita at the affordable housing community where he lives with his parents and siblings. Admiring his eagerness to help others, Ronita suggested that he interview for an open position supporting LifeSTEPS’ After School Program (ASP) at a nearby apartment […]

COVID-19 Booster Clinic at Hollenbeck Terrace

Thanks to the collaboration between State Assembly Member Miguel Santiago, the City of Vernon and LifeSTEPS, nearly 60 residents rolled up their sleeves yesterday to receive their COVID-19 booster vaccine at Hollenbeck Terrace. LifeSTEPS residents spoke with Assembly Member Santiago, and expressed thanks at being able to receive their vaccine onsite at Hollenbeck Terrace, an […]

Finding Stability Through Permanent Supportive Housing

Forty-one-year old Megan* was fighting for her life. She had lost touch with her daughter and was in desperate need of mental health services. Battling drug addiction while dealing with bipolar disorder was more than she could handle, and she needed a support system and a light at the end of the tunnel. Megan soon […]