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  • 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 […]

  • Google has supported our efforts to end homelessness in Silicon Valley for more than a decade with matching gifts, volunteers, and more. Donations & Matching Gifts HomeFirst has received support from […]

    Google Partners with HomeFirst

    Google has supported our efforts to end homelessness in Silicon Valley for more than a decade with matching gifts, volunteers, and more. Donations & Matching Gifts HomeFirst has received support from […]

  • New report: homelessness costs local taxpayers $520 million a year.

    The High Cost of Homelessness

    New report: homelessness costs local taxpayers $520 million a year.

  • Grace Hilliard spent years at the Story Road encampment. Thanks to the City of San Jose and our staff, she could soon have a home. Grace turned 60 this year, and is a […]

    Homeless for Decades

    Grace Hilliard spent years at the Story Road encampment. Thanks to the City of San Jose and our staff, she could soon have a home. Grace turned 60 this year, and is a […]