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Step Up on Second, Inc.

1328 Second Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401-1122
Phone (310) 394-6889
Fax (310) 394-6883

Contact Our Staff

Tod Lipka
President and
Chief Executive Officer
(310) 394-6889 x 1626

Charitable Giving:

Carolyn L. Baker, M.Ed.
Chief Development Officer
(310) 901-9164

Foundation & Corporate Giving:

Kimm Baersch
Senior Development Manager
(310) 576-1308 x 1245

Clinical Services:

Barbara Bloom, L.C.S.W.
Chief Operating Officer
(310) 394-6889 x 1624


Kim Carson
Chief Financial Officer
(310) 576-1308 x 1226

Employment Opportunities:

Apryll  Thomas 
Director of Human Resources
(310) 576-1308 x 1231
f (424) 282-8097

Vocational Services:

Amy Stone
Chief Vocational Officer
(310) 394-6889 x 1619

Media Inquiries:

Carolyn Baker
Chief Development Officer
(310) 901-9164

For intake appointments, please send us an e-mail via the contact form above.

each year we serve over 1,200 individuals
experiencing mental health issues.

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