"The enormity of the breast cancer diagnosis and treatment affected me on so many levels. I was in a state of high anxiety and needed someone to talk me off the ledge. When I heard the 'J' in JFCS, the light bulb went off and I said, 'of course' I didn't need to call anywhere else."
The death of a loved one is perhaps the deepest loss human beings experience. JFCS offers bereavement support groups to help individuals receive support and discover ways to cope.
Trained volunteers offer support in the Jewish tradition of visiting the ill, providing companionship to alleviate isolation and loneliness.
Education programs on cultural sensitivity of Jewish traditions.
JFCS provides religious services to residents at area senior living facilities.
Many families are suffering financially through these tough economic times. Case management is offered to assist in keeping families in their homes or finding alternative affordable housing.
Food Pantry distributes canned goods and food vouchers for perishable items so no family should go without the basic necessities.
The library offers many resources for inspiration, support and training.
Experienced case managers assist survivors in identifying challenges and connecting to needed financial resources.
Providing religious services and spiritual outreach to Jewish inmates at local and state correctional facilities.