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 though a comprehensive array of coordinated services. Cash assistance will be available on an income eligibility basis. Services provided include:

Case Management

  • Intake and assessment of assistance needs
  • Service plan development and follow-up
  • Individual, family and elder care services
  • Connecting families to service networks
  • Financial literacy education and guidance

Financial Assistance

Cash assistance paid directly to vendors for:

  • Fuel and heating assistance
  • Utilities/household items
  • Medical needs/health care/prescriptions
  • Food/nutritional supplements
  • Transportation

Other Services

If you are in need of help, click the button below and fill out the Request for Assistance form or call 508-875-3100.

Program News

JFS Receives a Donation to Support Veterans!

Earlier this month JFS received a very generous donation from a local middle school student named Ben. Ben decided to do a mitzvah project with Jewish Family Service of Metrowest in honor of becoming a Bar Mitzvah. He asked family and friends to purchase gift cards...

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Food Pantry Donation in Honor of Eliza J. Norton

  Earlier this month, JFS received an incredibly generous donation to the Lucy and Joe Press Food Pantry, which provides emergency food and hygiene products to community members in need. Tate Philips & Jake Glynn decided to hold a canned food drive to honor...

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