May is Mental Health Month!

Step Up and Daniel's Places Provides:

Permanent Supportive Housing

Vocational Training and Placement

Supportive Services

Ways to Give

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Your Donation

When you contribute to Step Up & Daniel’s Place (learn more), you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’re sustaining essential permanent housing and highly effective support services for individuals affected by mental illness. Your gift provides:

Help: Comprehensive, wraparound support services & programs leading to relapse prevention, self-sufficiency, and recovery for individuals affected by mental illness. Learn more…

Hope: The embrace of community, empowerment to achieve self-determined goals, and advocacy to reduce discrimination. Learn more…

Home: Permanent supportive home units leading to stability, inclusion, and recovery. Learn more…

$10 provides two nutritious hot meals for an individual who is getting their meals from a dumpster.

$50 feeds your homeless neighbor who is affected by untreated mental illness and in critical need of support for seven days.

$100 provides a vulnerable individual with access to case management, outreach, and medication support.

$500 helps provide reasons for Hope for an individual through supported employment training and placement.

$1,000 helps your most vulnerable neighbor who is chronically homeless and affected by mental illness to move from the streets to permanent supportive housing.

$2,500 provides peer support, Life Skills coaching, and the vital human relationships so necessary to sustaining long term housing for individuals.

A Step Up Tribute Gift may be made to honor someone, to celebrate a special occasion, or in memory of a loved one. Ask your employer about your company’s Matching Gift Program. You may make a one-time adopt-a-home or Circle of Hope level contribution, or structure a convenient recurring gift. Your secure Step Up online gift may be made with VISA, MasterCard, or American Express.

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Case Management and rehabilitation services

  • Support groups for the individual and family members
  • Peer Training/Peer Coaching
  • Supported Employment Training & Placement
  • Life Skills coaching


Neighborhood outreach to people who are homeless through advocacy and raising awareness.

  • Reduction of prejudice and discrimination.
  • Inspiration for all of us through Step Up Members’ courage, determination, and hard work.
  • Awareness of medical advances and scientific breakthroughs that increase our Hope every day.


Permanent supportive home units – To keep our doors open and our lights on, every day, 365 a year.


To make a Donation,  please see the instructions above. If you would like to know other methods to donate, please call Kimm Baersch at 310-576-1308 x 1245 or email us at for assistance.

Thank You!

Step Up receives funding from the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

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

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