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Honoring the Adoption Family of the Year for National Adoption Month

Posted November 19, 2020

November is National Adoption Month! To celebrate, the county of Sacramento and its many adoption agencies come together annually to recognize the amazing people who have opened their hearts and homes to equally amazing children and teenagers. The event, led
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Will you help Lucía?

Posted November 16, 2020

Even before the pandemic, many of the families we serve were desperately struggling. Now, these challenges have been augmented and we need your help!

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Uplift Family Services Opens Its Second Professional Parent Cottage in Santa Clara County

Posted November 12, 2020

Uplift Family Services is excited to announce the opening of its second on-campus professional parent cottage! This second home, like the first, is on our Los Gatos campus, serving teens in Santa Clara County, and a certified professional parent and
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Direct Service Staff: This Is For You!

Posted November 10, 2020

This issue is devoted to Uplift’s direct service staff, or DSS: clinicians, specialists, facilitators, youth and family partners, doctors, nurses, professional parents – everyone who works, in-person or via telehealth, with the people we serve.

Glimmers of Light in the Midst of a Pandemic, Part II

Posted November 3, 2020

We are extremely proud to share these success stories with you–our donors, volunteers, friends, neighbors, and supporters–because without your help, this life-changing work would not be possible.

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What is a Professional Parent?

Posted October 29, 2020

Professional parents are a critical component of the California foster care and adoption system. A professional parent offers children and teenagers a loving home, a safe environment to grow, and guidance through times of great change in their lives. These
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