Accelerating Social, Academic and Health Equity
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health, and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives, and support people in need.
SEIZE the DREAM
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May 5, 2022
To our award recipients, volunteers, all those who attended tonight's gala and all who generously support JFS of Metrowest's efforts to Accelerate...
JFS seeks a Director with energy and enthusiasm for volunteerism and community collaboration and with the ability to think creatively about new solutions and pathways for greater impact. The preferred candidate will be someone with strong leadership skills, established community connections, culture competence across a number of population cohorts, and demonstrated experience managing, training and supporting volunteers. Click to learn more.
JFS seeks a Resettlement & Integration Coordinator to oversee all aspects of the case management Resettlement Team including supervising and supporting members of the team, developing and maintaining relationships with medical providers, human service agencies and other essential community partners, providing case management services to refugee clients, monitoring client outcomes and ensuring the quality, timeliness and documentation of those services and completion of required reports. Click to learn more.
Last month, Jordan, a 13-year-old from Newton, donated thousands of dollars of gift cards to JFS's resettlement projects. In preparation for his Bar...
Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Partners, During our preparations for Passover, we reflect on the story of the Israelites as they...
On Sunday, JFS welcomed alumni from Holy Cross as part of Holy Cross Cares '22. Individuals representing the classes of 2018, 1993, 1992, 1983, and...
Click Here to Watch! Thank you for your interest in helping the people of Ukraine as they suffer the trauma and devastation of war. This...
JFS Receives Diapers, Wipes, and Care Packages from Local Church to Support Afghan Evacuee Mothers and Babies
Families from St. Bridget Parish Faith Formation organized a diaper drive to help our recently arrived Afghan families with newborns. In addition to...
UCC Congregational of Boxborough and Congregation Beth Elohim of Acton are collaborating to resettle an Afghan family of six. Declaring “Na’aseh...
JFS Supports the Needs of Families at Every Stage of Life
Family Assistance Network
Supported by CJP, 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.
Accelerating Academic & Social Equity
Poverty, high family stress, language barriers and overburdened educational systems are some of the obstacles to success faced by many students in our community. To accelerate academic and social equity for those who face these barriers, JFS is working in collaboration with the Framingham School Department, Framingham State University and MassBay Community College to address academic, social and basic needs challenges.
Immigrant & Resettlement Services
Today’s immigrant families face many challenges, and JFS is developing innovative, integrated resources that address the social, emotional and financial needs of new Americans as they adapt to their new surroundings.
Innovative Community Programs
JFS is a nimble and responsive community-based organization that works to fill gaps in existing services and frequently pilots new and innovative programs to meet unaddressed or emerging community needs.
Programs Include: Kesher, Temple Partnerships, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Projects, Jewish Education Collaborative, LGBTQ+ Services and Information/Referral
Healthy Aging and Support for Adults aged 60+
JFS is improving safety, social engagement and access to medical care for frail older adults to maximize their health, independence and quality of life as they navigate the challenges that come with aging.
Impactful Volunteer Opportunities
Each year, JFS partners with over 350 volunteers to positively and significantly impact our community. Across 15+ programs, opportunities range from mentoring students to providing support to older adults to assisting in the office. Volunteer with JFS and make a meaningful difference in the lives of people in need.
Through the Power of Volunteerism, JFS is Changing the Lives of Refugees Seeking Safety in Our Community
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Through the Power of Collaborative Partnerships JFS Changes the Lives of Immigrants in Our Community
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