JFS to host speaker panel showcasing Coordinated Care program

JFS to host speaker panel showcasing Coordinated Care program

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ will host a speaker panel showcasing Coordinated Care of MetroWest NJ on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at JFS MetroWest, 256 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park. Topics will include assessment, monitoring, coordination, advocacy, and financial and legal planning.  Coordinated Care of MetroWest assists […]

JFS works to better support needs of Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors

JFS works to better support needs of Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — JFS MetroWest has been appointed a sub-grantee for critical support services for isolated, Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and Jewish Federations of North America, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ seeks to better support the needs of socially isolated, Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors living […]

Reading Buddies expands to Hazel and Redwood

Reading Buddies expands to Hazel and Redwood

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties is expanding its Reading Buddies program, which connects volunteers age 55 and older with elementary school students in Essex County. The program is spreading to Hazel and Redwood elementary schools in West Orange. “We are delighted to be welcoming the Reading Buddies program to […]

Rachel Coalition social worker receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

Rachel Coalition social worker receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sabrina Stuart, a licensed clinical social worker with the Rachel Coalition, was selected as a recipient of the Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. Sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, this award recognizes the contributions of professionals who work in local direct service health care organizations. Those who are […]

JFS recognizes important of Holocaust remembrance during Hanukkah

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ is partnering with The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also known as the Claims Conference, to honor Holocaust survivors with a candle-lighting ceremony on the third night of Hanukkah. This event, representing the second International Holocaust Survivors Night, will also be taking place […]

JFS MetroWest offers 2 programs for suicide bereavement

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — JFS MetroWest continues to work on reducing stigma and raising awareness around mental illness and suicide through upcoming programming. JFS has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to host Dr. Jack Jordan, an internationally renowned researcher and clinician in the field of suicide bereavement, for two events this December […]

Women to Women Luncheon held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Oct. 30, Rachel Coalition hosted its annual Women to Women Luncheon at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. The keynote speaker was Jennie Willoughby, a domestic violence survivor who has been outspoken about the abuse she says she suffered from former husband Rob Porter, a former White House aide. […]

JFS social worker receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Licensed clinical social worker Alyson Kaplan, a care consultant at JFS MetroWest, was selected as a recipient of the Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. Sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, this award recognizes the contributions of professionals who work in local direct service health care organizations. Those who […]

JFS of MetroWest launches support group for middle schoolers

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — JFS MetroWest will begin offering a support group for middle school children in grades five through eight on navigating friendships and the social environment. The group will meet for four weeks this summer on Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. beginning on July 24 and also meeting on July 31, Aug. […]

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