HomeFirst Blog Archive

  • Santa Clara County leaders on Tuesday unanimously voted to place a bond measure on November’s ballot that would raise nearly a billion dollars for affordable housing.    

    Homeless Housing Bond

    Santa Clara County leaders on Tuesday unanimously voted to place a bond measure on November’s ballot that would raise nearly a billion dollars for affordable housing.    

  • After losing their apartment, disabled Vietnam-era vet Lawrence, his wife Margot, and their granddaughter would have been homeless if not for HomeFirst. It’s an all-too-familiar story these days. Landlords sell […]

    Lawrence & Margot Are Housed!

    After losing their apartment, disabled Vietnam-era vet Lawrence, his wife Margot, and their granddaughter would have been homeless if not for HomeFirst. It’s an all-too-familiar story these days. Landlords sell […]

  • Vietnam vet Craig became homeless when his landlord sold the property. Through HomeFirst, he found housing and his partner Betty. This is Craig’s story in his own words. “I’m a veteran […]

    Craig & Betty Are Housed!

    Vietnam vet Craig became homeless when his landlord sold the property. Through HomeFirst, he found housing and his partner Betty. This is Craig’s story in his own words. “I’m a veteran […]

  •   After working hard in our New Start program at the Boccardo Reception Center, Barney has moved to his own home. And he’s coming back to volunteer in the Medical […]

    Barney is Housed!

      After working hard in our New Start program at the Boccardo Reception Center, Barney has moved to his own home. And he’s coming back to volunteer in the Medical […]

  • All the reasons you need to spend a sweet afternoon tasting great food, wine, beer, and lucious desserts. These are our top 10 reasons to go to Home SWEET Home…what are yours? 10. […]

    Top 10 Reasons to go to Home SWEET Home

    All the reasons you need to spend a sweet afternoon tasting great food, wine, beer, and lucious desserts. These are our top 10 reasons to go to Home SWEET Home…what are yours? 10. […]

  • Another Cold Weather Shelter Season has ended. Read inspiring stories about how the community supported our work and our clients.

    Latest News from HomeFirst

    Another Cold Weather Shelter Season has ended. Read inspiring stories about how the community supported our work and our clients.

  • We provided nearly 37,000 nights of shelter and 73,000 meals to nearly 1,700 people including 139 veterans.

    Winter Shelters Close

    We provided nearly 37,000 nights of shelter and 73,000 meals to nearly 1,700 people including 139 veterans.

  • Welcome Nicholas Dinh, David Fligor, Marguerite Padovani, and Tom Waldrop to our Board of Directors! Nicholas Dinh Nicholas Dinh is a Sales Operations Program Manager within NetApp’s global sales organization, where he […]

    New HomeFirst Board Members

    Welcome Nicholas Dinh, David Fligor, Marguerite Padovani, and Tom Waldrop to our Board of Directors! Nicholas Dinh Nicholas Dinh is a Sales Operations Program Manager within NetApp’s global sales organization, where he […]

  • HomeFirst CEO Andrea Urton shared how teamwork among our staff members helped a family of three get off the streets last week. “Darlisha came to our administrative offices  to see if […]

    Darlisha is housed!

    HomeFirst CEO Andrea Urton shared how teamwork among our staff members helped a family of three get off the streets last week. “Darlisha came to our administrative offices  to see if […]

  • Read our annual report to learn how the support of our community, funders, and donors is impacting homelessness in Silicon Valley.  

    Read our Annual Report

    Read our annual report to learn how the support of our community, funders, and donors is impacting homelessness in Silicon Valley.