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March 25, 2020
With children home from school and our participants home from their day programs, it can be hard to find meaningful activities to keep them engaged. Here are some suggestions from our Director of Social and Behavioral Supports, Angela Waring.

COVID-19 Update
March 20, 2020
Since March 1, the public health crisis has changed dramatically, upending our community emotionally, medically, logistically, and financially. JF&CS is here to help.

Cyntia Barzelatto with reproductive justice posters at JF&CS.
March 12, 2020
Cyntia Barzelatto, a clinician for the Early Connections/Conexiones Tempranas program at JF&CS, is educating herself and her colleagues about reproductive justice.

Fresh tomatoes on the vine at Family Table.
March 5, 2020
Soon after moving to Massachusetts, both Marilyn Piket and her husband unexpectedly lost their new jobs. At this time of financial crisis, Family Table helped ease their burden.

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March 3, 2020
We sat down with Meryl Rich to hear about her experience as a volunteer with our Lauren & Mark Rubin Visiting Moms program.

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February 27, 2020
Each week, residents in our Supported Housing program for adults with disabilities meet for a group dinner. Recently, these dinners have included thought-provoking discussions about how residents can create the kind of community they would like to be a part of.

Judy and Abbe at the JF&CS Memory Memory Café.
February 25, 2020
Abbe and Judy have been friends for more than 30 years. When Judy started to develop dementia, Abbe was determined to find an activity that the two of them could both enjoy.

Faye, Mitchell, Doris, and Steven Robbins.
February 21, 2020
When Steven Robbins' father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, the Robbins family directed their passion for improving the lives of others to those who are affected by PD.

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February 20, 2020
Judi Fanger, a JF&CS and Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer, has seen firsthand how agencies can work together to help a single client in all aspects of their needs.

February 18, 2020
Periodically, we'll be featuring different staff members to highlight the amazing work they do. This week, meet Alex Tierney, the Assistant Manager of our CHAI Works Day Program.

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