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Recent News


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!

Our Transition to Telehealth

Posted May 5, 2020

In order to better address the changing landscape of behavioral health service delivery during these uncertain times, Uplift Family Services pivoted by moving to full agency implementation of telehealth within one week of California’s unprecedented shelter-in-place mandate.

professional parent grace towns with children in foster care
Professional Parent Spotlight: Grace Towns

Posted May 1, 2020

“We all need help in one way or another and by reaching out, you could be stopping a child from going astray. They might just need a guiding hand to make them feel comfortable. And, you never know, that child
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A Letter from the CEO

Posted April 23, 2020

Every day at Uplift Family Services, you—our staff, community partners, regional and statewide boards, auxiliaries, donors, and supporters—live our mission to do “whatever it takes” to provide a better life for children and families in crisis. In all of our achievements and growth over the past year, we celebrate you.

Lionhearted – Courage & Inspiration

Posted April 16, 2020

Uplift staff know the devastation of mental illness, trauma, substance abuse, and inadequate resources. They know the consequences of adding even more stress: misery, fear, abuse and even suicide. They care deeply. They know very well the difference they themselves can make. From knowledge comes inspiration. From compassion, courage.

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