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Learn about the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project:

 


PART III: The Last Refugee, Letting go, taking hold
by Jenna Russell, The Boston Globe

READ PART I: The Last Refugee, Through the closing door   •  READ PART II: The Last Refugee, Threads of new life
SEE MORE PHOTOS: The Big Picture, Yearning to breathe free, Photography by Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff


Syrian Refugee Children: JFS and the
Greater Boston Community Step Forward

It's about the children! Creating opportunity in America.

JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project
Providing Hope to Young Victims of the Syrian War

MORE NEWS:
JFS and team AWARDED THE SHARP SOCIAL JUSTICE RESCUER PRIZE! Read all about it!
CLICK for More News about JFS's Work with Immigrants, Refugees and Asylees


CARE FOR ELDERS

Homecare worker and client

JFS helps older adults maximize their independence and quality of life as they navigate the physical, emotional and financial challenges that come with aging. Our array of programs encourage healthy living, increase access to medical care, reduce social isolation and provide the support older adults need to live better, longer. ➤Programs include: Elder Care Management, Patient Navigator, Lunch & Learns, and More!
 

BUILD A FAMILY

Toddler

Since 1982, Adoption Choices, a non-profit, licensed adoption program, has been providing Massachusetts families with comprehensive adoption services. Our program is designed to meet the needs of the adoptive parents, birth parents, and adopted persons by providing a wide range of educational and counseling services. ➤Programs include: Home Studies, Educational Workshops, Post-Adoption Support, and More!

MAKE ENDS MEET

Myrna Winter holding donated bags of food

The JFS Family Assistance Network provides confidential and respectful assistance to individuals and families in Metrowest to help them meet the short-term challenges resulting from urgent financial difficulties. Our goal is to help households remain independent and financially self-sufficient. ➤Programs include: Case Management, Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry, Ready for Success Employment Assistance, and More!


 

STRENGTHEN COMMUNITY

 


 

Today’s immigrant families face many challenges, and JFS is developing innovative, integrated resources that address the needs of New Americans living in our community. We are working to break the cycle of poverty with a multifaceted approach that includes case management, ESL, employment support, resettlement assistance and initiatives that improve the academic skills of low-income, first-generation students. ➤Programs include: Reducing Achievement Gaps, Citizenship Assistance, Children’s Clothing Closet, and More!



COMPELLING STORIES

 


JFS Volunteers Make a Direct Impact in the Lives of People in Need

For One Family Battling Cancer, JFS was a
Lifeline that Gave Them Time

Unemployment Devastated this Young Family, JFS'
Ready for Success Helped Them Get Back on Their Feet

JFS' 2nd Chance for Success - Helping New Americans
Build a Life in the US