Featured Stories
  •   These kids had a great first day of school thanks to Family Giving Tree, My New Red Shoes, and the Alumni Mothers Extended Network of Bellarmine College Preparatory. Families at our Sobrato Family […]

    Ready for School

      These kids had a great first day of school thanks to Family Giving Tree, My New Red Shoes, and the Alumni Mothers Extended Network of Bellarmine College Preparatory. Families at our Sobrato Family […]

  • Donnie used to wander downtown San Jose with blankets tied around his body. Thanks to our determined staff, he’s in housing. HomeFirst Case Manager Gianna Colavin-Bridges told us, “If you’ve walked down Santa Clara […]

    Donnie is Housed!

    Donnie used to wander downtown San Jose with blankets tied around his body. Thanks to our determined staff, he’s in housing. HomeFirst Case Manager Gianna Colavin-Bridges told us, “If you’ve walked down Santa Clara […]

  • HomeFirst, the County of Santa Clara, and the City of Sunnyvale are collaborating on a new winter shelter for Sunnyvale.

    New Cold Weather Shelter

    HomeFirst, the County of Santa Clara, and the City of Sunnyvale are collaborating on a new winter shelter for Sunnyvale.

  • Derrick used to be an electrician and has three beautiful children. After his beloved mother passed away and he suffered a nervous breakdown, his life completely unraveled. He was homeless […]

    Derrick is Housed!

    Derrick used to be an electrician and has three beautiful children. After his beloved mother passed away and he suffered a nervous breakdown, his life completely unraveled. He was homeless […]

  • Linda has a stable home after struggling for 20 years! “I’ve never been so grateful in my life,” she told her HomeFirst case manager. Linda once had a career and raised […]

    Linda is Housed!

    Linda has a stable home after struggling for 20 years! “I’ve never been so grateful in my life,” she told her HomeFirst case manager. Linda once had a career and raised […]

  • Kids from formerly homeless families got a great learning experience with a free summer camp led by HomeFirst volunteers. HomeFirst volunteer and scientist Nassim Nouri had the idea to expand […]

    STEM in action!

    Kids from formerly homeless families got a great learning experience with a free summer camp led by HomeFirst volunteers. HomeFirst volunteer and scientist Nassim Nouri had the idea to expand […]

  • Although homelessness decreased 14% in 2015, 6,556 people have no place to call home. What is working? The Santa Clara County 2015 Homeless Census and Survey results released yesterday revealed a 14% decrease […]

    Thoughts about the 2015 Homeless Census

    Although homelessness decreased 14% in 2015, 6,556 people have no place to call home. What is working? The Santa Clara County 2015 Homeless Census and Survey results released yesterday revealed a 14% decrease […]