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

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