On May 31, 2016, The Davis Street Community Center Incorporated and Stepping Stones Growth Center, both longtime San Leandro nonprofit service providers, officially merged. The joining will allow both organizations to provide a broader range of services to clients and their families. “We’re excited to join Davis Street and give our consumers access to all the resources Davis Street provides.” Jan Behr, Managing Director of Stepping Stones. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Davis Street, Stepping Stones Growth Center will remain at its current location on MacArthur Boulevard and maintain its own 501(c) (3) status.
The joining of Davis Street and Stepping Stones Growth Center reflects the collaborative spirit of Davis Street and its commitment to serving the community. The addition of Stepping Stones Growth Center to services already available from Davis Street makes it one of the most comprehensive providers of safety net services in the state. Offering a Primary Care Clinic providing medical, dental and behavioral health services; 5 childcare centers; food pantry; clothing program; utility and housing assistance; holiday programs and now programs and services for people living with developmental disabilities.
“I’m proud to welcome this incredibly needed provider, Stepping Stones Growth Center into our array of programs. Like Davis Street, Stepping Stones has deep roots in San Leandro and together we will continue to grow.” Stated Rose Padilla Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Davis Street.
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