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.
Jeanine Harushingingo has been interning at JFS of Metrowest for the past 10 months and was recently honored at the Volunteer Appreciation Event in late-June. Jeanine grew up in a refugee camp in Tanzania but resettled in Worcester, MA in July of 2007. After completing her degree in Biology and French from Assumption College, she enrolled in the Americorps Internship Program, which placed her at JFS of Metrowest.
During her time at JFS of Metrowest, Jeanine has h...Read More
Every week, residents of Framingham Housing Authority’s (FHA) Rose Kennedy Apartments for Seniors gather together to learn English, focusing on health literacy, as part of the JFS Healthy Partners Health and Wellness programs. JFS has been partnering with FHA since 2005. At home, these students speak Spanish, Chinese and Hindi. At the community room, they speak English with one another.
JFS of Metrowest Receives Grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to Support New Work Force Development Initiative
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JFS of Metrowest Receives Grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation
to Support New Work Force Development Initiative
Framingham, MA – July 1, 2015 – Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) today announced that Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded JFS, in partnership with the Employment & Training Resource Center, a new two year Work Force Development grant, Ready for Success: A Mid-Late Career Re-entry Program. This funding wil...Read More
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s), Home Health Aids (HHAs) and Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) needed.
JFS of Metrowest is seeking to hire employees with elder in-home homecare experience with the following requirements:Read More
– Current CNA, HHA or PCA qualification
– One year home care experience desired
– Availability on short notice to take assignments
– Reliable transportation and valid drivers license
– In good health-physical exam and TB screening ma...
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JFS of Metrowest Receives $41,866 from MetroWest Health Foundation
Framingham, MA – June 25, 2015 – Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) today announced that it has been awarded a $41,866 continuation grant from the Framingham Union Grants Panel of the MetroWest Health Foundation to help frail older adults access medical care and maintain their independence at home.
45 JFS Patient Navigator volunteers help seniors navigate their ...Read More
Framingham, MA – June 20th, 2015
To most people, June 20th will seem like any other common Saturday. Most individuals will sleep in, make coffee and spend time with their families. But June 20th isn’t just a normal Saturday, it’s World Refugee Day. Established in 2000 by the United Nations, World Refugee Day celebrates individuals who “live outside his or her home country or last habitual residence and is unable or unwi...Read More
JFS of Metrowest Installs New Board of Directors Members and Officers,
Celebrates Friend and Supporter Jordan Rich
Framingham, MA – May 28, 2015 – Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Metrowest, a non-profit, community-based organization that provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need in the Metrowest community, announced today that they have installed four new board members and a new board pre...Read More
Outstanding Community Leaders Honored at 25th Annual JFS Seize the Dream Gala
Every year, JFS of Metrowest recognizes area leaders and volunteers who have demonstrated an unfailing commitment and personal dedication to supporting vulnerable children, families, and senior adults in the local community.
At this year’s 25th annual Seize the Dream gala, held on May 3rd at the Sheraton Hotel in Framingham, o...Read More