Entries by Allison Marino

Making wishes come true for LifeSTEPS youngest residents

LifeSTEPS’ Los Angeles Valley team is busy making holiday wishes come true for our youngest residents this week! Thanks to efforts by our Director of Social Services Krystal Alvarez, Sgt. Emely with the Pasadena Toys for Tots Division personally visited several LifeSTEPS communities and helped distribute more than 1,200 toys to the children and their […]

Miracles of transformation through Permanent Supportive Housing

Our Executive Director Beth Southorn met with intensive case management staff yesterday in Los Angeles, and witnessed miracles of transformation in residents served through LifeSTEPS’ permanent supportive services programs. Following LifeSTEPS’ core values of integrity, innovation, empowerment, respect and personal growth, our intensive case managers help homeless and formerly homeless individuals and families attain housing […]

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 […]