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vision

PURPOSE

MISSION

Our mission is to create stable, vibrant and healthy communities by developing and operating program-enriched housing for vulnerable adults with substance abuse and/or mental health issues, who lack the resources to access quality, safe housing opportunities.

CHANGING LIVES ONE STEP

AT A TIME

-Nicole Lively-

Stepping Stones to a Successful Life Foundation is dedicated to ending homelessness and empowering persons served by providing housing support, education, job skill readiness and innovative programs designed to achieve self-sufficiency.

Stepping Stones to a Successful Life Foundation’s vision is to continually assist persons with mental and/or substance use disorders who experience homelessness through a holistic approach by providing safe, sober housing, and needed resources.

HOUSING 

 
 

OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE STABLE, VIBRANT, AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES  BY DEVELOPING AND OFFERING ENHANCED OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOUSING AND DESIRED RESOURCES. 

HOUSING SUPPORT

JOB TRAINING

EDUCATION

Stepping Stones is a growing leader in  supportive, transitional and recovery housing services in Baltimore city. We work to provide opportunities for individuals seeking safe, affordable, sober living.  

DRESS FOR SUCCESS
We provide those that are apart of our organization with clothing for professional encounters such as interviews.
ACCOUNTABILITY
We instill accountability in all of our members to ensure successful outcomes.
JOB SEARCH
We provide those that are apart of our organization with resources to search and obtain employment.
MONEY MANAGEMENT
We provide those that are apart of our organization with budgeting and banking skills so that they will be able to live independently.
RESUME WRITING
We offer resume writing services to the members of our organization to assist with employment opportunities.
INTERVIEW SKILLS
We provide mock interview courses to equip members of our organization with successful interview skills.
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JOB TRAINING

  • CLOTHING

  • FOOD

  • PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS

  • TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE

  • LIVE IN HOUSE MANAGER

  • assistance with medical referrals

  • assistance with community job referrals

  • referral to addiction specialist

  • WASHER, DRYER, MICROWAVE, CABLE, PHONE, COMPUTER AND WIFI

  • A SAFE, CARING DRUG FREE HOME ENVIRONMENT  

  • NA/AA MEETINGS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE

  • support system

  • random urine analysis

  • available donated clothes

SSF raises charitable donations to service over 100 persons per year whom are homeless, in need of mental health or substance abuse treatment.

SUMMARY OF OUR SERVICES  

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

bridgework health

maryland food bank

btst 

step by step of maryland inc.

maryland recovery net

NORTHWEST HEALTH

PIKESVILLE HIGH

STEPPING STONES TO A SUCCESFFUL LIFE FOUNDATION

OUR STORY

 
 
 
 
 

STEPPING STONES TO A SUCCESSFUL LIFE FOUNDATION

is a non-profit 501(c)(3) located in Baltimore City that provides housing programs that teach independent living skills, and connect to much needed community resources to the often neglected members of our community including the mentally ill, substance users and ex-offenders.

We have responded to the needs of our community by offering recovery oriented behavioral health and wellness services as well as outreach and case management.

 

Persons in the program will live in a fully staffed, fully furnished, structured community living setting. This supervised setting supports responsibility through peer-to-peer accountability and staff supervision.

 

Each house is staffed around the clock, daily with Residential Managers, offering structure where residents are able to learn important life skills needed to lead to independent living and self-sufficiency.  Residents are engaged in life coaching with certified professionals, nutrition and cooking education, hygiene skills, organizational and daily living skills to be able to keep a clean, well maintained living environment.  Family engagement and visitation is encouraged.

 

This structured community living environment offers residents the support and care needed while working on their substance abuse, behavioral and emotional issues. 

We offer innovative programs and training resources to promote the employment, economic self-sufficiency and independence of individuals served. Through our vocational program, residents begin with identifying attainable and achievable life goals, attaining achievable positive results such as career training enrollment, career counseling, identifying new job or career goals, creating a personalized plan to lead to a fulfilling and productive lifestyle.Persons served will learn training skills such as; resume writing, mock job interview techniques, professional strengths and weaknesses, appropriate workplace attire and communication skills, relationship building, workplace problem solving, educational\vocational integration.

  • Housing Assistance      and Placement

  • Daily living skills

  • Resource allocation

  • Transportation 

  • Job skills training

  • Clothing closet

  • food pantry assistance

  • Entitlement assistance,

  • Psychiatric rehabilitation

  • Therapy groups

educational

Whether persons served are looking to launch their first career, change career directions, or advance  current learned skills, we will find the most relevant and up-to-date training through partnerships with various community resources. Persons served are able to attend GED courses, continuing education classes, workforce training classes, career and technical training, on-site computer skills training, food service training classes, and much more..   

Stepping Stones To A Successful Life Foundation saw a need for stable housing for those persons suffering from mental health and substance abuse.Our mission makes a difference, over 75% of persons served are housed and have a successful outcome of sober living, semi-independent living and employment within a 12 month period.

The programs and activities WE OFFER are uniquely designed to assist with regaining effective impulse control, improve self-esteem, and acquire skills necessary for daily independent living such a nutrition, personal grooming and strategies to prevent recurrence of addictive symptoms. Voluntary workshops feature money management, occupational preparation and cultural/community integration. 

Whether persons served are looking to launch their first career, change career directions, or advance  current learned skills, we will find the most relevant and up-to-date training through partnerships with various community resources. Persons served are able to attend GED courses, continuing education classes, workforce training classes, career and technical training, on-site computer skills training, food service training classes, and much more..   

GENERAL HOUSING INQUIRY FORM 

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Contact Us:

410.744.5200

SteppingStonessuccesslife@gmail.com

​Find us: 

5616 Park Heights Ave.  Baltimore, Md. 21215.  

(Corner of Northern Pkwy and Upper Park Heights)  

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