West Valley Community Services is a nonprofit organization that has been providing safety net services to low income and homeless individuals and families in the west valley region of Santa Clara County for more than 40 years. The mission of West Valley Community Services is to unite the community to fight hunger and homeless. Our work is guided by the vision of a community where every person has food on the table and every person has a roof over their head.
At West Valley Community Services, we value:
-Compassion – We respond to the needs of others with sensitivity and kindness.
-Dignity – We treat everyone with honor and respect.
-Integrity – We operate with honesty and strong moral principles.
-Service – We bring together the community to help others.
-Diversity – We value each individual’s uniqueness.
These values inform the work we do with our clients, our staff, our board members, and the community.
West Valley Community Services offers a range of safety net services to clients, including a food pantry, affordable housing, emergency financial assistance, a mobile food pantry, financial coaching, family support, case management, and referral services. We also partner with county agencies to ensure clients have access to public health and food assistance benefits. Our programs target families with children, at-risk youth, seniors, individuals, and disabled adults who are extremely low-income, living on a fixed-income, homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.
West Valley Community Services is the only nonprofit agency helping the almost 22,000 men, women, and children living in poverty in the west valley communities of Cupertino, West San Jose, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Los Gatos and the surrounding mountain regions. We provide the most vital and basic human services to the community’s neediest individuals and families. – less