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In the Media

At Step Up Ventura, our goal is to provide services to children and families in need.
That also means spreading the word about how our community can get involved to help us change the lives of homeless children and families.

Check back often for news updates, media releases and Step Up Ventura interviews.

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Videos and Clips 

Our Ventura TV Interview 

Mary Kerrigan speaks with MB Hanrahan about Step Up Ventura. The mission of Step Up Ventura is to provide therapeutic services and access to childcare and preschool for children under five who are affected by homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

Pathless Project Video 

“In what ways are children vulnerable and in what ways can they be better
helped/supported by our community?"


Sanaya Dahanukar spent ten days trying to answer this question for herself.

She interviewed several professionals, including Step Up Ventura's Program Director, Mary Kerrigan.

Articles and Info 

Ventura County Nonprofit Announces Dessert Fundraiser to Benefit Local Homeless Children 


Program For Homeless Preschoolers Finds Home In Ventura 


August 24, 2017

The nonprofit Step Up Ventura teams up with Magic Carousel to give 15 homeless preschoolers a place to go during the week.

Read the full article at below.