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I’ve Found My Place at JF&CS
May 15, 2018
Angela started her journey as a JF&CS volunteer about four years ago as a Visiting Mom. “I’ve always been someone who likes to contribute and give back.”

Mother's Day Isn't Just About The Roses
May 10, 2018
This year on Mother’s Day, let’s try to be sensitive to others. Let’s find a moment to be grateful for the special, supportive people in our lives, even if they’re not our moms.

Coming Together to Help our Neighbors
May 3, 2018
JF&CS hopes to reduce the disparity in access to services that exists among Waltham's Latino immigrant community. This is being accomplished through the Family Resilience Network of Waltham (FRNOW).

Visiting Moms Visits Dnepropetrovsk
February 20, 2018
What if, in addition to the stresses of being a new mother, you live in a climate of political unrest? What if you are a new mother who lives in Dnepropetrovsk (“Dnep”), Ukraine who needs maternal support and empathetic listening?

My Journey to Motherhood
January 9, 2018
My name is Kate Rooney and I am a recent graduate of Jewish Family & Children’s Service Healthy Families program. I would like to share my story with you, in the form of snapshot moments over the past four years.

Adoption Resources Receives Grant from Krupp Family Foundation for LGBTQ Equality Project
December 28, 2017
Adoption Resources plans to mitigate the financial burden and financial risk of adoption for LGBTQ families, boost the program’s capacity to provide LGBTQ-inclusive services, and provide support to LGBTQ adoptive families through community outreach and education programming.

An Unexpected Gift on My Path to Adoption
November 21, 2017
In the beginning, I was just grateful to know that I wasn’t alone in hoping to adopt a newborn baby domestically as a single woman. Slowly, as we were each matched with birth parents and babies, our Adoption Resources “support group” became a true anchor for each of us.

LGBTQ Adoption Equality Project
August 3, 2017
JF&CS Adoption Resources was granted funding by the Krupp Family Foundation to deliver targeted support to LGBTQ families.

“I’ve Learned so Much from Being a Visiting Mom…”
July 27, 2017
Recently, we heard from one of our Visiting Mom volunteers, sharing what she had told her cousin who had just had her first baby.

Simone Lottor Exceptional Service Awarded to Laurie Brownstein
July 5, 2017
Laurie Brownstein is this year's Simone Lottor Exceptional Service Award recipient.

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