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 Contact Us form or call 508-875-3100.

Program News

JFS/ Rashi Learning & Leadership Council- Hamper Project

  Members of the JFS/ Rashi Learning and Leadership Council completed a community service project of creating “Welcome Hampers” for JFS clients moving into new homes. Students were encouraged to use their leadership skills to creatively engage others in...

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Delivering Warm Wishes from JFS

On Thursday January 19th, fifteen JFS volunteers came to our office in Framingham, to pick up and deliver over 100 “Warm Gifts” for our older adult clients. The warm gifts included gloves, scarves, and throw blankets. Wrapped gifts with handwritten cards came from...

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