Entries by Allison Marino

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 […]

AMCAL Youth Scholarship Recipient Learns to Swim!

Three cheers for LifeSTEPS resident Caleb for graduating to the next swim level!  Thanks to our partner AMCAL’s commitment to building stronger families and communities through the Partnership for HOPE Fund, Caleb and other at-risk and low-income youth are able to participate in sports or activities that would be unavailable to them because of the […]

A Fond Farwell to Meredith Chillemi

After 19 years of dedicated service to LifeSTEPS, Meredith Chillemi, our Senior Director of Support and Health Services, announced her plan to accept a new position with the Helen Keller National Center. We want to thank Meredith for her friendship, guidance and mentorship. Meredith truly inspires those around her to be better, and her commitment […]