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Recent News

The Evolution from Group Homes to Wraparound

Posted April 2, 2015

TO: The EMQ FamiliesFirst Community In recent months, the news media has given renewed attention to California’s foster children and children with mental health issues. It seemed like a good time to review our recent history together, and to remind
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Your Heart for Kids Brings Joy to their Holidays

Posted February 24, 2015

It’s time for Valentine’s Day and yet we’re still feeling the love from so many big-hearted donations and volunteer efforts during the holidays. Even more important, the children and families are still realizing the benefits of your generosity – like
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“Every Child is a Rising Star” Event Raises $190,000 and Counting

Posted February 24, 2015

More than 400 business leaders, elected officials and community members concerned about children and teens who are living in a family crisis situation attended our Silicon Valley Community Awards Luncheon on January 30.  We were pleased to honor three local champions
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For One Central Valley Family – Help Arrives at a Crucial Time

Posted December 10, 2014

Here’s how one family found the extra support to provide for their children at a time of crisis and need. It also points to the importance of community partnerships in our Central Valley communities. As the holiday season approached last
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Reconnecting: Troubled Teen Finds Hope for a Better Life

Posted November 24, 2014

David was wearing khaki pants, clean white tennis shoes, and a freshly pressed white t-shirt neatly tucked into his pants when he and Samantha first met. He spoke softly and politely, looked at the floor and called her “ma’am.” At
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Dr. Mark Edelstein Honored as an Angel in Adoption

Posted November 11, 2014

Congratulations to our Medical Director, Dr. Mark Edelstein! He was chosen as a 2014 Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) Angel in Adoption™. CCAI’s Angels in Adoption program honors those who have made extraordinary contributions to children in need of
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