Life Challenge, Inc.

Life Challenge, Inc. has been providing services for people with developmental disabilities and their families since 1995. We are family owned and operated and take great pride in the relationships we've built with the families we serve.

Services we currently offer include Day Treatment for Adults (DTA), Respite, Attendant Care and Habilitation. We believe that everybody is born with the capacity for learning and that all experiences offer the opportunity to learn. Our goal is to help the people we serve participate in - and learn from - as many experiences as possible. Towards that end Life Challenge provides services and organi

Operating as usual


In loving memory. ♥️


Well, we almost made it out. We could have used 3 more minutes. We were on the last clue. Big shout out to Adam for taking one for the team when he got stuck in the wall for 4 minutes.


Just having some fun!


Happy Birthday to our friend Alexis!

Photos from Life Challenge, Inc.'s post 06/28/2021

Photos from Life Challenge, Inc.'s post


Most of our services remain available. Although we are operating by video, phone, email and mail, we continue to assist you with properly processing your documents with the Superior Courts, Arizona Corporation Commission, Recorder Offices and Secretary of State. Most government agencies in Arizona have changed their operating procedures and we are fully informed of these changes. We will remain available to assist you.


Starlight Family,

It is with a heavy heart that I write to you today. As you can imagine, 2020 was an extremely difficult year for theatres everywhere. At Starlight, we were very fortunate to have had a financial cushion going into the pandemic, but as the months go on we find ourselves grappling with the reality that we may need to close our doors. We are an all-volunteer run organization. so our overhead is just maintaining our physical location and fixed costs (insurance, storage etc).

Today, I am writing to you to ask you to consider a donation of $20.21 to recur monthly for the next 6 months. If we can get 100 people to make this small commitment, we feel like we can weather this pandemic and come out on the other side. Would you be willing to commit to $20.21 a month in order to keep Starlight running in 2021?

If you can help, email me at [email protected], and we can set up the online donation for you. Thank you in advance for any help you can give.


This is the theater that our Gatherings respite group had been attending prior to the pandemic in late 2019 and early 2020. Our group loved attending the shows. We always felt welcomed and like we belonged there no matter how many photos we wanted to take with the cast after all the plays. I hope that you all can find some room in your heart and wallets and help out a great group of people.

Photos from Life Challenge, Inc.'s post 12/21/2020

Gatherings Christmas Hotel Trip 2020 was a little different this year. We were missing some of our friends, we couldn't see all our wonderful smiles because of our mask and we could not gather as a large group to get our gifts from Santa. But everyone still had a chance to make crafts, draw a friends name for our gift exchange, hang with a few friends in your room and eat some great meals. Even though we did not get to hang out in a large group we did get to Virtually see what was going on in each others rooms. We were able to see all the rooms decorate their felt Christmas Tree and see Santa visit every room to pass out the gifts. Over all we had a great time. Thank you to Jennifer, Pam, Brittany, Steve, Rosa and Sonia for all their help with making the weekend such a big success! A special thank you to Jennifer for all her hard work on our great Tee Shirts and water bottles! 🎅🤶🎄


Another great weekend trip. Even though we had to deal with some strange new rules, we managed to have a great time. Thank you to my GREAT staff (Pam, Steve, Brittany, Jennifer, Sonia and Rosa)! You are all amazing! Special shout out to Jennifer for doing a fantastic job on the shirts.


Just wanted to send out a huge thank you to our staff at Life Challenge. Not many people realize that we are considered essential workers. We keep our doors open every day to assist our members and their families.

We have the greatest staff around.



This is from a nurse at NYU:

Doctor from NYU- FYI:
Information from Vienna’s laboratory studying COVID-19 say vast majority of people who died had ibuprofen/Advil in their system so do not take it!! Those who recovered did not take ibuprofen so if you have symptoms, take Acetaminophen only!!! Looks like this virus thrives on ibuprofen so don’t do it and tell everyone you can!!!

Please pass this information on to everyone in each family. I don't want to miss anyone so share as much as you can. Or copy and paste! We are learning that Advil makes the virus 10x worse.Tylenol ONLY for the time being. Hearing that Advil kickstarts the virus into pneumonia. Finding that some people in there 40s and 50s who were previously healthy to be on ventilators and having major SOB and difficulty breathing because they took Advil. So please no Advil and stay safe!!!
No Advil or any NSAIDS!!!!
This is to inform us all that the pH for corona virus varies from 5.5 to 8.5.


All we need to do, to beat corona virus, we need to take more of an alkaline foods that are above the above pH level of the Virus.

Some of which are:
Lemon - 9.9pH
Lime - 8.2pH
Avocado - 15.6pH
Garlic - 13.2pH
Mango - 8.7pH
Tangerine - 8.5pH
Pineapple - 12.7pH
Dandelion - 22.7pH
Orange - 9.2pH

How do you know you have coronavirus?
1. Itching in the throat,
2. Dry throat,
3. Dry cough.
So where you notice these three things quickly take warm water and drink.


Life Challenge, Inc is considered essential services. We are still open to serve our members and their families.

AZAble 03/10/2020


AZAble AZAble Account empowers individuals with disabilities and their families to save, invest and spend money on qualified expenses – without losing needs-based government benefits.


Another LCI Hotel trip finished and what a great weekend we all had! Thank you to all our great staff. I know I say this every time after our trips, but it is so very true. I could not do this event with out you all. Knowing that you all are taking care of each of the rooms make things run so smooth. We will get the book signing activity right the next time. 😳😊 Thanks again to you all.


Our dear friend Rosalie Granados (Tony's mom) passed away today. Rosie had been placed on life support after suffering what we think was a stroke late Tuesday evening. Funeral information is as follows:

Friday, November 22nd

6:30 PM

Harvest Church

8340 W. Northern Ave

(Building C on the east side of church)

Photos from Life Challenge, Inc.'s post 11/16/2019

Gatherings group attending Willey and the Hairy Man @ the Phoenic College Black Box Theater.

Photos from Life Challenge, Inc.'s post 09/22/2019

Had a fantastic time at Pangea Land Of the Dinosaurs!

MyID 09/19/2019



Titanic 07/20/2019

Great outing to the Titanic Artifact Exhibition at Odysea in the Desert!


Another successful Christmas Hotel Trip! Everyone had a wonderful time. Thank you to all our great staff for all the hard work. You are all appreciated very much! Happy Holidays everyone!

Photos from Life Challenge, Inc.'s post 11/03/2018

Great event!


Fantastic job Robson Family! Sorry to see you all go! Life Challenge would like to thank you for all the great times!

Photos from Life Challenge, Inc.'s post 10/27/2018

Game 1 of LCI Gatherings Bowling!


Salt River Fields Spooktacular Balloon Festival!

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341 W McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ

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We Need Your Help!

Life Challenge, Inc. is a qualified vendor agency that contracts with the State of Arizona (DES/DDD) to provide services for people with developmental disabilities. As such our funding is dependent on the fluctuations of state budgets and the decisions of state legislators. In recent years budgets have been cut while expenses continue to rise. Donations of money or needed items can play a vital role in making sure we continue to have the resources necessary to provide our participants and their families with excellent programs and services. Along with financial support, items on our wish list include: office supplies, cleaning supplies, school supplies, bathroom supplies and hygeine supplies as well as larger items like computers and vehicles. Thank you for your kindness and support.

For information and to donate please contact:

Mike Beram


Life Challenge, Inc.

341 West McDowell Road

Phoenix, Arizona 85003

[email protected]

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