Friends of Jewish Family Service
JFS Helping People Feel Better, Be Better, and Do Better
Celebrating 36 Years
of Providing Support for Life's Challenges
Dear Friend, November, 2016
JFS needs your support to meet the demand for our services in the community. As you know no one is immune from the problems of everyday life; interpersonal problems including problems within families, emotional concerns, issues of self-esteem, loss, disability, caring for the elderly and financial struggles. We can all use a helping hand at some point in our life and we’re asking you to reach out and help those in need today by supporting JFS.
JFS’ Safety Net of Programs and Services
• The Betty and Arthur Roswell Family Counseling Center
Licensed Clinical Social Workers provide individual, couples, child, family and group therapy.
• Senior Services
Geriatric Assessments, Counseling & Care Management, Nursing Consultation & Caregiver Support
• Expanding Horizons - Special Needs Programs
Support programs for children with special needs and their families. Teen social learning groups, young adult social group, parent support and sibling support.
• Career Services
Career counseling, Job Seeker’s Success group, Resume Prep, Job Search & Networking skills
• Holocaust Survivor Services
Counseling, care management, home care, Café Europa, a socialization group and other supportive services
• Family Mentor Program
A program for those feeling overwhelmed by everyday life. This program is intended for families with children under 10 and for frail older adults living alone
• The Evan Jaffe Memorial Fund - Emergency Assistance & Hebrew Free Loan Program
Emergency funds for food and other necessities are available to JFS clients who are financially eligible. Utility assistance grants are available to eligible individuals through NJ Shares and interest free loans are available to individuals with a connection to the Jewish Community who qualify financially.
• Ohr Tikvah Community Chaplain
Pastoral care visits are made to Jewish community members who are isolated and unaffiliated
• Good Deeds Corps
Offering volunteer opportunities to help homebound seniors and others living in our community
Your Gift to JFS is an Investment in the Community