Entries by Allison Marino

Stable & affordable housing is proven to improve health outcomes.

We believe housing is foundational for strong, healthy and equitable communities. Studies show that housing insecurity creates chronic health disparities that impact how well a person lives, and for how long. These health impacts fall disproportionately on low-income people and people of color, exacerbating the already disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on these communities. According to […]

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

California’s growing affordable housing crisis is especially challenging for those with mental health disabilities who are experiencing housing instability. Affordable, inclusive and safe housing is vital to good mental health and wellbeing. The leading cause of homelessness is a lack of affordable housing, and over the course of the COVID-19 crisis, LifeSTEPS’ client assistance program […]

Employee Spotlight: Rosalba Fuentes

Director of Social Services Rosalba Fuentes has always known that her purpose in life is to help others, and her career at LifeSTEPS has allowed her to put her passion and talent to work. She finds true joy in supporting and empowering the adults, children and seniors she helps on a daily basis, and she […]

Thank you Sierra Nevada High School Cycling Organization!

May is #NationalBikeMonth, and a father and son living at a LifeSTEPS affordable housing community in Los Angeles have big reasons to smile – their commutes to work, school and sports practices just got a lot easier. Both will receive new bikes, helmets and information on bike safety and maintenance, thanks to a generous donation […]