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July 1, 2024

Becky Inspires New Generations of Mental Health Professionals

"Studying English at UCSB, I became a live-in caregiver for a woman with Down Syndrome to cover expenses, which helped me discover my passion for supporting and empowering individuals to become effective self-advocates," Becky (pictured above to the far left) explains.  This early experience paved the way for Becky's career in social work. Starting at…
Press Release
May 24, 2024

Care for Homeless Can Be a Long Road for Some in San Mateo County

Service providers often work within fractured systems to provide empathetic client care By Holly Rusch, Daily Journal staff, 05/23/2024 In South San Francisco, LifeMoves caseworker Francisco Valencia is assisting a homeless client. He’s set up a tent in a residential area, and police have been called — they’re waiting when Valencia arrives.  Over the next…
May 21, 2024

Anika’s Tutoring Volunteer Experience

Anika, a high school student and one of our amazing volunteers, recently helped tutor children at the LifeMoves Motel Voucher Program. Below is an article she wrote about her experience. The hushed hallways of the motel, a stark contrast to the lively passageways of my high school, seemed to hold different stories within their silence.…
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April 5, 2024

Opinion: California’s Project Homekey is an untold success story

"LifeMoves is proud to be part of California's HomeKey initiative and gratified to see a positive impact on our Bay Area communities. Thank you to Sen. Nancy Skinner (representing East Bay communities in the 9th Senate District), the Senate Housing Committee Chairs and Jamie Almanza, CEO of Bay Area Community Services, for highlighting this important…
February 6, 2024

Nutritious Food is Foundational to LifeMoves Client Success

When it comes to feeding our clients at LifeMoves, the mission is simple yet profound: feed people three meals a day, just like you would your own family. Achieving this commitment requires the collective creativity and dedication of the LifeMoves Food Services team in close coordination with community and corporate partners. Every day of the…
December 5, 2023

Celebrating International Volunteer Day: A Heartfelt Thank You to Our LifeMoves Volunteers

On December 5th, the world comes together to celebrate International Volunteer Day, dedicated to honoring the invaluable contributions of volunteers across the globe. At LifeMoves, we take this opportunity to extend our deepest gratitude to the incredible individuals who selflessly give their time and energy to support the cause of ending homelessness. The Heart of…
Press Release
October 31, 2023

Officials Break Ground on Homekey Palo Alto

PALO ALTO - The City of Palo Alto and partners just broke ground on Homekey Palo Alto, an interim shelter to serve up to 200 unhoused residents annually that is scheduled for completion by early 2025. It is the latest project funded by the State’s Homekey program which is designed to rapidly expand housing throughout California.…