Caring for Generations for 150 Years

Center for Early Relationship Support®

Compassionate care for parents and children.

Children & Adolescents

Children & Adolescents

Helping families grow stronger.


People with Disabilities

Living with dignity in the community.

Older Adults

Older Adults

Comprehensive care for older adults.

Community Services

Community Services

Extending a lifeline to those in need.

For 150 years, JF&CS has focused on a singular, powerful mission – to improve people's lives.

JF&CS provides a broad range of personalized services for anyone seeking care, guidance, and a purposeful, independent life. Through our network of 40 programs, we strengthen families, enhance the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities, and provide a safety net to people in need.


150 Years of Human Connection »
Through our 150-year history, JF&CS has helped people in many challenging situations, but our mission – our soul – has stayed the same: we help vulnerable populations.

The Power of One

Celebrating the Power of One »
Watch the video that premiered at the 2016 JF&CS Benefit, celebrating the power of one and highlighting some of our incredible volunteers.

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Upcoming Events

Journey to Safety Fundraiser: Our Stories of Resilience »
On Thursday, October 27, 2016 we will celebrate the work of Journey to Safety (JTS), the Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) response to domestic abuse. Join us for an evening of true life storytelling about resilience inspired by the Moth Radio Hour.

Families Impacted by Addiction: Theory, Context, and Treatment »
This course will offer a review of the latest research on the links between attachment theory, neurobiology, and addiction; opportunities to learn about the various ways of supporting families; and a forum in which conversations about complex policies, practice choices, and ethical dilemmas can be rich opportunities for growth.

“The power of choral singing to connect and engage people of all ages and backgrounds cannot be overstated. JF&CS Tremble Clefs is a tremendous opportunity for those living with Parkinson's disease.”

– John Oliver, Conductor and Founder, Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Your donation can directly impact the lives of people in our community.

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Waltham, MA 02451

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