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Whatever It Takes: Making a More Inclusive Agency

Whatever It Takes: Making a More Inclusive Agency

Today’s post is written by Kelly Fitzgerald, a Quality Assurance Analyst with Uplift Family Services. Her role, based out of our Sacramento office, includes ensuring that all agency programs, policies and procedures, and workspaces offer a welcoming, inclusive...
Foster a Child or Teen This Father’s Day

Foster a Child or Teen This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a time to remember and celebrate the fathers, father figures, grandfathers, and other role models who have helped shape our lives. It is a day to say thank you to those who have supported us and taught us many of the important life lessons we still...
Glimmers of Light in the Midst of a Pandemic

Glimmers of Light in the Midst of a Pandemic

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the portrait of how we deliver services to our children and families changed in a flash. However, as a strength-based organization, we are always looking for glimmers of light, even in the most challenging of times. So, what...
Lionhearted – A View From Within

Lionhearted – A View From Within

Volume 5 • Issue 6 • June 2020 Uplift Family Services is a trauma-informed agency, providing whole person care through resilience-oriented, data-driven, culturally sensitive services. We believe in the power of staff investment, advocacy and collaboration as we...
Black Lives Matter, Black Trauma Matters

Black Lives Matter, Black Trauma Matters

It is with profound empathy and compassion that we acknowledge the incredible pain our staff and community members are experiencing, most recently as a result of the devastating death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. If you are grieving, angry, anxious, or scared, you...
Preparing for a Foster Care Home Study During Shelter-in-Place

Preparing for a Foster Care Home Study During Shelter-in-Place

Let’s talk about the foster care and adoption home study approval process and the coronavirus. There’s no ignoring the news of the hour. The novel coronavirus is dominating headlines, and for good reason. Across the state of California, and around the world,...
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