Press Releases

Who cares for the caregivers?

September 1, 2023

After reviewing the Older Adult Caregiver Study from the County’s Department of Aging and Adult Services, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors directed County staff to consider ways to support adult caregivers in the County. The study describes who our long-term caregivers are, and the barriers they face when providing care for older adults.

Supervisors push greater awareness of “SAFE” services for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence

August 31, 2023

The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Adult/Adolescent SAFE Program cares for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence and domestic violence, age 12 and older, who seek medical treatment and/or evidence collection after assault. SAFE services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at five locations across the region, now including locations in the North County and South County.