Member Agency News

JFS Silicon Valley

Mindy Berkowitz, CEO of Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley, was quoted in the Huffington Post's December 19th article, " War Tore This Family Apart For A Decade. Now Trump Won't Let Them Reunite." Recently JFS Silicon Valley was one of 3 NJHSA member agencies to join in a class action suit against the administration's most recent travel ban. 

JFS Metropolitan Detroit

Jewish Family Service of Detroit distributed clothing, toys and other goods to about 800 people in need this Hanukkah! Learn more here.  

JF&CS East Bay

Jewish Family & Community Services of East Bay has expanded their home care program. This expansion will better meet the needs of seniors in their community seeking to age in their own homes. Continue reading here.    

JFCS San Francisco

Two months have passed since fires swept through the North Bay, leaving in their wake incredible destruction and thousands homeless, jobless, and emotionally scarred. Jewish Family & Children's Services of San Francisco hit the ground running, working to support the community. Learn about the long term recovery here

JCS Baltimore

As part of its ongoing prevention education targeting addiction and the escalating opioid crisis, Baltimore's Jewish Community Services (JCS)  has produced "Hooked," a series of podcasts featuring real people sharing personal stories about the impact of addiction on their lives.  The free podcasts are available at For more information please contact Howard Reznick, LCSW-C, Manager, Prevention Education at 410-843-7451.  

JFS Seattle

Jewish Family Service of Seattle is the recent recipient of a grant from the Covenant Foundation, supporting Project Kavod 2.0, helping to expand Project Kavod's reach to the greater comminity and JFS educators nationally, engaging them around issues of civic commitment and social change. Learn more here