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Join Us in Building a Brighter Future for Children and Teens in Our Community

Posted February 4, 2020

According to the CDC, about half of high school students report having used marijuana, while two-thirds have tried alcohol, and one in four have used an e-cigarette. Unfortunately, substance use at an early age can negatively impact a child’s development and well-being, and can lead to other unhealthy behavior choices. Our Addiction Prevention Services provide substance abuse prevention, intervention, and post-intervention services for children and teens who are both at-risk and currently involved in these high-risk activities.

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Meet Lupe Chapa Green, the Newest Professional Parent with Uplift Family Services Foster Care

Posted January 28, 2020

“It was like a lightbulb just turned on. Something within me just knew this is where I needed to be.” Are you considering becoming a Resource Parent (formerly called foster parent) or a Professional Parent? Learn more about this life-changing
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Lionhearted – What Does it Mean to be Trauma-Informed?

Posted January 3, 2020

Since 2017, Uplift Family Services has been working on multiple fronts to become a trauma-informed organization. So, what exactly does that mean? Uplift Family Services has a century and a half of experience with trauma. Our TI goal is not to talk the talk, but to walk the walk: to be TI to the core and be a leader in TI service and advocacy.

Lionhearted Leaves the Den

Posted November 27, 2019

Volume 4 • Issue 6 • November 15, 2019 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 partner
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Nick and Sandi’s Summer Fundraiser was an Over-the-Top Success

Posted June 13, 2019

Nick and Sandi’s Summer Fundraiser raised over $60,000 for children in Uplift Family Services programs to pursue their interests and follow their dreams this summer and beyond!

Bill Wilson Center Joins Uplift Family Services

Posted January 17, 2019

SAN JOSE, Calif., January 17,2019–Bill Wilson Center, a leader in homeless services for youth and young families in Santa Clara County, is becoming an agency of Uplift Family Services, one of the largest, most comprehensive mental and behavioral health treatment
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Uplift Family Services remains a critical resource for our children and families. Our incredible staff continue to deliver services to children and parents and assess their evolving needs during this pandemic.