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JF&CS Programs

Center for Early Relationship Support®

  • Early Connections®therapeutic services for new moms struggling with postpartum depression
  • Oliver, Ian, and Serenity Wolk Fragile Beginnings: support for parents of premature infants
  • Healthy Families: home visits and group support for young families
  • Infant-Parent Training Institute: clinical and therapeutic training on infant mental health
  • Parent and Sleep Consultations: consults for parents of young children
  • Project BRIGHT: treatment for parents in methadone maintenance programs (and their young children)
  • Project NESST®: support and therapy for newborns exposed to substances
  • Support Groups: weekly meetings for mothers of newborns
  • Lauren & Mark Rubin Visiting Moms®: trained volunteers provide assistance to new moms
  • Welcome Baby!: welcomes families to the Jewish community

Children & Adolescents

  • Adoption Resources: support and services for those touched by adoption
  • Autism Navigation: simplifies the complex systems of support needed for children with autism
  • In-Home Services: behavioral programming and therapy for children with autism
  • School-Based Consultation: helps teach children social and emotional skills

People with Disabilities

  • Clinical Services: clinical services for adults with significant mental illness
  • Day and Employment Programming: employment, volunteer, and enrichment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Disabilities Resource Network: expert consultant and referrals
  • Disability Lifespan Solutions: promoting the lifelong well-being of people with disabilities
  • Social Connections: Jewish programs for adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities
  • Supported Housing: group and individualized housing
  • HALO Swim & Sing: therapeutic swimming and arts for children with significant disabilities

Older Adults

  • Aging Well at Home: services that support seniors living independently in the community
  • Alzheimer's/Related Disorders Family Support: information, support, and arts-based programs
  • CJP SeniorDirect: information and referral for seniors
  • Friendly Visitor: matching volunteers with elders to provide companionship
  • Guardianship: services for those no longer legally competent to make decisions
  • Schechter Holocaust Services: financial assistance and home care for Holocaust survivors
  • Charlotte & Richard Okonow Parkinson's Family Support: information, support, and arts-based programs
  • Suicide Prevention: provides training for staff of senior housing developments
  • Your Elder Experts: helps seniors and families manage a crisis or plan for the future

Community Services

  • Center for Basic Needs Assistance
    • Bet Tzedek Legal Services: pro bono legal services and public benefits
    • Emergency Family Assistance: financial resources for low-income people
    • Family Table: New England’s largest kosher food pantry
  • Divorce Education: state mandated parent education course for divorcing parents with children 18 and younger
  • Divorce Mediation: collaborative, family-centered approach to divorce led by an attorney and social worker
  • Hunger and Nutrition: nutrition counseling, workshops, and staff training
  • Jewish Healing Connections: support for people facing illness, loss, or isolation
  • Journey to Safety: services for domestic abuse survivors
    TeenSafe: education for teens about dating abuse
  • Mental Health Clinic: counseling for individuals, couples, and families
  • New American Services: resettlement, post-resettlement, and citizenship assistance
  • Shoulder to Shoulder: support for families faced with the challenges that accompany military service

For more information, call 781-647-JFCS (5327) or email your questions via our contact us page.

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