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Recent News


Lionhearted – A View From Within

Posted June 4, 2020

Since May 25th, when George Floyd died under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, demonstrators nation-wide have protested institutionalized violence against Black Americans. On June 1st , Uplift’s CEO and President addressed this issue in an all-staff email, concluding with an invitation to respond. Charee Johnson, a clinician in Los Angeles, did just that.

Black Lives Matter, Black Trauma Matters

Posted June 1, 2020

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

Posted May 28, 2020

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
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Lionhearted – Self-Care for the Long Run

Posted May 22, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis had a definitive onset (the first human infection) but has taken months to develop into a global scourge. And still the situation evolves: the threat to health, the secondary social and economic effects, and our efforts to fight back. Whatever the new normal turns out to be, we are on our way. But we are in it for the long run.

Uplift Family Services Partners with Health Agencies to Serve More Individuals in Santa Clara County

Posted May 21, 2020

Uplift Family Services is pleased to announce the receipt of a two-year $4M grant from SAMHSA, a federal agency with a mission to reduce the impact of substance use and mental illness in the United States.

Ike Barinholtz Wins $125K for Uplift Family Services

Posted May 15, 2020

We are excited to celebrate Ike Barinholtz’s appearance and $125,000 win on ABC’s newest iteration of “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire” with host Jimmy Kimmel!

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