LOCAL Closer Look: West Valley Community Services, Helping People Experiencing Homelessness in San Jose

Posted on Sunday, October 1, 2023 by Rafael Sierra

Rafael Sierra talks with Sujatha Venkatraman, Executive Director for West Valley Community Services. West Valley Community Services serves the greater San Jose, CA area with a mission of uniting the community to fight hunger and end homelessness. Venkatraman talks about their programs including food, housing and supportive services to benefit low income people and those who are experiencing homelessness. Their program and services include food services, a mobile food truck, a housing program, emergency financial support, programs for senior, educational and career programs and more. Venkatraman says that all of their services are “absolutely free.” (https://www.wvcommunityservices.org/)

Original airdate: 10/1/2023 

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Rafael joined EMF in 2012 and covers signals in several U.S. states including major markets like Los Angeles and Dallas-Fort Worth.

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