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Recent News


Lionhearted – Unfinished Business

Posted September 8, 2020

Jenae Ailia is a young singer/songwriter and daughter of Janelle Surrey, an Uplift CPM in Sacramento. Here, in their own words, is Jenae’s story of resilience.

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The Holiday Spirit Hits Solano

Posted September 2, 2020

Spending time with family, lifting the spirits of those around you, and the joy of giving. No matter the time of year, these are some of the best ways to spread cheer. But at our Solano County office, it was
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Integrated Behavioral Health Care

Posted August 28, 2020

Our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), in partnership with School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County and Pacific Clinics, provides a comprehensive array of services to stabilize people in crisis, and provide the appropriate treatment for those with substance
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A Drive for Academic Success this Fall

Posted August 27, 2020

Anticipation for a new school year can mean excitement, but it can also mean anxiety for families in our community, many of whom live below the poverty line. Read on to learn about the impact of our annual backpack drive.

resource parent with teen in foster care
What is a Resource Parent?

Posted August 25, 2020

A resource parent, or resource family, is the new umbrella term used in the state of California to refer to adoptive or foster parents and many other types of out-of-home caregivers. A resource parent is trained and approved to provide
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father and children during telehealth appointment
Doing Whatever It Takes: The Impact of Our Transition to Telehealth

Posted August 20, 2020

Today’s post is co-authored by Jess Steele, Director of Outcomes and Evaluation, and Dan Lakin, Outcomes and Evaluation Clinical Manager, at Uplift Family Services. Their roles are to support data collection, entry, and reporting agency-wide, in addition to working closely
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