October 9, 2020

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JFS is Hiring a Jewish Community Chaplain

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Jewish Community Chaplain sought to serve as in-house chaplain in senior continuum of care community (50%) and as regional resource (25-50%) Responsibilities include: Serving as the in-house Chaplain for Daughters of Sarah Community for Seniors.  Job functions will include:Providing pastoral care and counseling for residents of the Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and The …Read More

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September 2, 2020

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There’s Still Time to Send New Year’s Hugs!

During the pandemic, JFS has been hugging our community with one-on-one calls and video chats, kosher meal delivery, grocery shopping, virtual groups, and more to ensure people feel supported and connected. NOW YOU CAN SEND A HUG TO SUPPORT A LOVED ONE! For just $5, we will send a hand-addressed YOU’VE BEEN HUGGED postcard or …Read More

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August 31, 2020

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JFS has College Scholarship Opportunities for 2020-21

Jewish Family Services is offering scholarship opportunities for local undergraduate and graduate students. The following JFS scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 are now available to support Jewish students with college-related expenses. Scholarships are made possible by: The David and Rose Udelson Bray Scholarship Fund The Hessberg Trust The JFS Scholarship Fund* Eligibility requirements vary per scholarship. Students …Read More

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Happy mature woman waving to someone while having a video call over laptop at home. Gray-haired senior woman waving hand in front of laptop while having video call with her family members.

August 7, 2020

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Join One of Our Virtual Groups

JFS is providing virtual groups for teens, adults and seniors*. We are waiving fees for these groups and they will be facilitated by JFS clinical staff. Activities for Emotional Well-Being Do you want to feel more engaged, energized, calm, and purposeful? If you, or someone you know, are feeling tired, burned out, anxious, depressed, not …Read More

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March 18, 2020

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JFS is Open and is Supporting a Range of Community Needs

This is a scary and uncertain time for us all. We are all having to learn a new normal…with directives regarding COVID-19 changing every day. For many of you, your family and friends, it’s also threatening mental health and emotional well-being and sparking serious questions about food access and long-term care options for older adults.  JFS …Read More

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