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Recent News


Turning Wheels for Kids Delivers for the Holidays

Posted December 4, 2017

Thanks to the tremendous crew at Turning Wheels for Kids, and the many community volunteers who help with the bike build, Uplift Family Services’ kids received 50 new bikes this year.  In 12 years, Turning Wheels for Kids has distributed
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San Mateo County officials, non-profits say labor bill would harm services

Posted November 20, 2017

Nonprofits and many California counties are gearing up for a possible showdown in Sacramento against the state’s service employees union over a bill that could make it harder for local governments to contract with outside organizations that provide critical services.
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The 20-Year Anniversary of Wraparound

Posted November 9, 2017

One of the most valuable and effective programs ever implemented in California is Senate Bill 163–Wraparound Services! This month, Wraparound will be celebrating its 20th year of transforming the lives of children, youth and families, but also transforming the systems
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Santa Clara County Considers Teen Inpatient Psych Unit

Posted November 2, 2017

Santa Clara County could launch an inpatient psychiatric unit for teenagers at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose in several years, addressing a longstanding gap in the local mental health system. Read the complete article.

We Love Our Volunteers!

Posted October 12, 2017

Volunteers from the Happy Dragon and Unicorn Thrift Shops, The Butter Paddle gift shop, and Tennis Marathon were recognized for their hard work at our annual volunteer recognition event on Oct. 11, 2017. The event was held in the evening
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Roberto Favela
Uplift Family Services on Asian Pacific America

Posted October 5, 2017

Roberto Favela, our vice president of Foster Care and Adoption Services, appeared on NBC Bay Area’s Asian Pacific America to talk about the foster care and behavioral health services we provide to the community. View the clip.

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