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.
In this episode of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D'Agostino interviews Raquel Woodard, coordinator of birth-parent and children services for Adoption Choices.
As international adoption has waned, Adoption Choices has expanded their domestic adoption services with an increased focus on helping adoptive parents in Massachusetts successfully navigate the adoption process. Ongoing education and post-adoption support give parents ...Read More
IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE
Framingham, MA – January 7, 2016 –Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) today announced that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Foundation for MetroWest to continue its provision of family assistance services to vulnerable children and families at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School on the south-side of Framingham.
The neighborhoods surrounding ...Read More
JFS of Metrowest is thrilled to announce that, thanks to the support of our many donors and volunteers, this week the program completed its 1,000th appointment!
Piloted in 2012, demand for the program has grown steadily with 260 frail older adults enrolled in the Patient Navigator program. With 50 active Navigators, JFS i...Read More
Thanks to some amazing volunteers, refugees are truly thriving in our communities. Here’s a great article about a refugee family that JFS of Metrowest has helped to resettle in the area:
Photo by David Merfeld, published on belmont.wickedlocal.com
Belmont residents host Jewish refugees from Iran
By Bram Berkowitz
As mentioned in the article the refugee process is initiated by HIAS, and JFS is the local HIAS affiliate doing the on the ground profes...Read More
The Ready for Success program, a collaboration between JFS and JVS, was recently featured in the Metrowest Chamber of Commerce newsletter that goes to all Chamber members.
Ready for Success has many opportunities for participation:
- Eligible job seekers can benefit from career counseling, resume support, inter...
Dear JFS Supporters and Community Members:
We are delighted to share the JFS 2015 Report to the Community.
Our Board and staff are extremely proud of JFS's responsiveness, effectiveness and relevance in both the Jewish and broader communities.
Thank you to the over 5,000 people who are directly connected to JFS as volunteers, donors, partners and as participants in JFS programs.
We hope that you will consider the Report as one way to know us b...Read More
Become a JFS Patient Navigator – Call Us Today!
Do you have excellent communication skills and
an interest in working with older adults?
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity
that fits your busy schedule?
The JFS Patient Navigator program is a free service that helps frail older adults living in Framingham get to and navigate their medical appointments.