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Recent News


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.

We celebrated our 150th Anniversary!

Posted July 5, 2017

More than 500 business leaders, elected officials and community members attended Uplift Family Service’s Silicon Valley Community Awards Luncheon on April 28, 2017 at the Fairmont San Jose.

Unicorn Volunteers Recognized for Hard Work

Posted June 30, 2017

Unicorn Thrift Shop volunteers celebrated a year of dedication and hard work at their annual luncheon on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The highlight of the event was the presentation of a check in the amount of $30,000 that will help
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6th Annual Norma Jean Gala in the Record Books!

Posted May 31, 2017

Because of you, we were able to raise a record amount this year – over $375,000!

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