SRQ Magazine: JFCS of the Suncoast Offers Free Mental Health Counseling to Local Healthcare Staff

Beginning immediately, JFCS of the Suncoast (JFCS) will provide free mental health counseling to any staff of Sarasota County and Manatee County hospitals. The surge in COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths has placed an enormous burden on hospital personnel. Counseling is available to the staff at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Venice …

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SRQ Magazine: Celebrating the Past & Defining the Future

In honor of many generous individuals and several monumental milestones, JFCS is hosting a 35th Anniversary celebration at Michael’s On East, on Sunday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m. A commemorative tribute to the organization’s significant contributions to the community will occur during the celebration. Tickets are available for purchase on the JFCS website (jfcs-cares.org). JFCS would like …

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SRQ Magazine: Make an Impact This Holiday Season: Donate to the JFCS Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Senior Campaigns

For the past 16 years JFCS of the Suncoast has been spreading holiday cheer to many of its clients through its annual Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Senior campaigns. Both programs provide donated holiday gifts, including clothing, shoes, books and gift cards, to underserved seniors, youth and families. Last year, in a continued effort to aid individuals and …

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The Port Charlotte Sun: Healthcare Workers Can get free mental health counseling

The Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the Suncoast recognized that hospital workers need a break — or at least someone to talk to after losing patients or surviving COVID-19. The group is offering free mental health counseling to local healthcare staff to any staff of hospitals in Sarasota and Manatee counties, including Englewood Community …

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The Venice Gondolier: JFCS taking part in upcoming fundraiser

Aging adults were among the people affected by feelings of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jewish Family and Children Services of the Suncoast adapted its programs at the beginning of the pandemic to serve vulnerable older adults in the community, it said in a news release. “We worked tirelessly to modify our services in a …

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Sarasota Herald Tribune: Mental Health Counseling for Health Care Workers

The JFCS of the Suncoast is providing free mental health counseling to any staff of Sarasota County and Manatee County hospitals because of the surge in COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths. Counseling is available to staff at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Englewood Community Hospital, Manatee Memorial Hospital, …

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SRQ Magazine: JFCS of the Suncoast’s Ignite Program Selected in a national evaluation project for the responsible fatherhood program

The Responsible Fatherhood grant is one of two grants awarded to JFCS of the Suncoast by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to fund its entire Ignite program, which promotes “strong, healthy family formation and maintenance, responsible fatherhood and parenting, and economic stability.”  Click here to read the entire article.

Sarasota Herald Tribune: Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccination Set for Saturday in Newtown

A pop-up COVID-19 vaccination event is scheduled on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, 2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota. The event is sponsored by the Suncoast Women of Action, the Amaryllis Park Neighborhood Association and JFCS of Suncoast. The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County will administer the first …

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The Tempo News: COVID-19 Pop-up Vaccination Event at the betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library

The Suncoast Women of Action, the Amaryllis Park Neighborhood Association and JFCS of the Suncoast are co-hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination event on Saturday, July 24 at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County will administer the first and second …

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