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Help Give Heroes a Home!

Dana H. is a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Step Up. In a recent interview, Dana said, “If anyone would have told me nine years ago that I would be homeless at the age of 51, ...

Plan Offers New Hope for Housing

By Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times-September 30, 2015   One man was curled up at the entrance to a restaurant, asleep, passed out or dead. It wasn't immediately clear. Three other people —


Members of Step Up come from a variety of different backgrounds, but the recovery-oriented services offered are the same - they focus on the strengths of the individual, promoting collaboration ...

A rare opportunity for Father’s Day!

We're halfway through the rare, June opportunity to double your IMPACT in our Welcome Home! Campaign.  When you donate $35 or more by June 30th, your gift will be doubled, dollar for dollar up ...

Healthcare Dollars Help Fund Housing

Housing = Healthcare! Research has shown the total healthcare costs for clients moving from chronic homelessness to supportive housing are 72% lower than those of individuals still experiencing

This story of recovery is an Emmy winner!

“Santa Monica Cares”, a film produced by City TV of Santa Monica featuring Leroy Simkins, Step Up Board member and resident of Step Up on Fifth, won a 2015 Emmy Award!  “The highlight of my ...

Ending Youth Homelessness By 2020!

A Senate hearing and a White House briefing recently took place in Washington DC focusing on the Administration’s goal of ending youth homelessness by 2020. The importance of better counting ...

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