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Mark's Moving & Storage truck.
August 17, 2020
At the JF&CS Center for Early Relationship Support, we often work with parents who are in the process of moving from a homeless shelter or unsafe housing into a new apartment. These parents hope to set up a warm and comfortable home for their children, but they often lack the resources to pay for movers.

Angela Tucker
July 14, 2020
Since the tragic killing of George Floyd, the call for racial justice and an end to systemic racism has made U.S. headlines on a daily basis. For those who work in adoption, however, talking about racism and racial trauma has long been essential to their work.

A CHAI Works participant painting at home.
June 21, 2020
Life during a pandemic is truly uncharted territory. At JF&CS, our programs have adapted to meet the current social-emotional needs of our clients while helping them build skills of resilience and strategies for persevering during these difficult days.

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.

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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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January 29, 2020
Last year, Stephanie and KJ came to JF&CS looking to grow their family. With the help of Adoption Resources, they found a smooth and personalized adoption experience.

January 23, 2020
During their trip to Dnipro, Ukraine, the Lauren & Mark Rubin Visiting Moms® had the chance to visit a number of local organizations that receive support from the Greater Boston Jewish community.

January 21, 2020
In November, our own Debbie Whitehill and three Lauren & Mark Rubin Visiting Moms® volunteers spent four remarkable days in Dnipro, Ukraine.

January 15, 2020
We are proud to announce that JF&CS has received two grants from the Department of Public Health (DPH) to support mothers and families who are impacted by opioid use.

December 13, 2019
Periodically, we'll be featuring different staff members to highlight the amazing work they do. This week, meet Deb Shrier, a member of our Adoption Resources team.

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