Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
Strengthening Lives, Building Community.
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need.
Our programs include: Adoption, Homecare, Geriatric Care Management, Jewish Family Network, Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry, Jewish Family Assistance Network, Kesher 13, Citizenship & Resettlement, Friendly Visitors, Reducing Achievement Gaps, Healthy Partners, Patient Navigator, Guardianship, and more.
- Opportunity & Success in Childhood
- Sufficiency, Independence & Dignity Throughout the Lifecycle
- Connections & Engagement Throughout the Community
Our programs rely greatly on dedicated volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, visit our website and click on the link to Volunteer with JFS.
“Buddy” Goldberg has been involved with JFS for many years and has made many friends among JFS staff and volunteers. The story of his military service in WWII, when his skills as a photographer were used to create maps and document the horrors of the Holocaust, is featured in this week’s MetroWest Daily News:
WWII Journal: Framingham’s Goldberg helped map ocean floor, save livesRead More
by Jeff Malachowski
For older adults, managing the harsh winter months can be difficult. Read:
Supporting seniors through winter blues
By Chris Bergeron
and learn how JFS “touches the lives” of about 1,500 to 1,700 area seniors of all faiths and helps them maintain their independence through the challenges of winter.Read More
Max Michelson, a Holocaust survivor and former president of the JFS of Metrowest Board of Directors, shares his childhood story of struggle and survival during World War II in Latvia in this video recorded at JFS of Metrowest in Framingham.Read More
JFS of Metrowest will train new Patient Navigators on March 23rd, from 9:00am-3;00pm in Framingham, MA - click on the image below to learn more about becoming a JFS Patient Navigator:
FRAMINGHAM’S TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM PRESENTS A NEW PROGRAM FROM
NEW YORK’S 92ND STREET Y
THE STATE OF WORLD JEWRY:
Alan Dershowitz, Deborah Lipstadt with Jeff Greenfield
*Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:00 PM*
Temple Beth Sholom, 50 Pamela Road, Framingham, MA 01701
Admission $5, Refreshments AvailableRead More
Effective through Wednesday December 31, 2014, federal legislation once again permits a rollover directly from an IRA to a qualified public charity.
IRA Rollover Gifts for 2014 must be completed by Wednesday December 31, 2014.
If you, a family member, client or friend is in a position to take advantage of the charitable Rollover provision, JFS can greatly benefit as the recipient.
Follow the link to learn how you can help support the important work of JFS of Metrowest:Read More
Max Michelson, a Holocaust survivor and former president of the JFS of Metrowest Board of Directors, shared his story with Mr. Justin Villet’s 8th grade class at the Walsh Middle School in Framingham on December 15th.
“Max is very generous, both in spirit and with his time, and we are extraordinarily grateful that he was willing to share his story with Mr. Villet’s class,” said Lino Covarrubias, JFS’s Chief Operations Officer and father of David, pictured her...Read More
Ronna and Scott Cohen aren’t giving each other Chanukah presents this year. Continuing what has become their annual holiday tradition, the couple is forgoing nightly gifts for a generous donation to Jewish Family Service of Metrowest’s Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry. Their donation will buy food cards for hundreds of individuals and families hau...Read More