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JF&CS Programs

Center for Early Relationship Support®

  • Adoption Resources: support and services for those pursuing adoption
  • Early Connections/Conexiones Tempranas: therapeutic interventions for families impacted by trauma
  • Oliver, Ian, and Serenity Wolk Fragile Beginnings: support for parents of premature infants and other infants who have had a stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • 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 NESST®: support and therapy for newborns exposed to substances
  • Support Groups: weekly meetings for parents of newborns
  • Lauren & Mark Rubin Visiting Moms®: trained volunteers provide assistance to new parents

CHAI Services for People of All Abilities

  • Adult Family Care: provides financial assistance and support to caregivers of adults with disabilities
  • Clinical Case Management and Coaching: clinical services for adults with autism spectrum disorder or mental illness
  • Day Programming and Employment Services: employment, volunteer, and enrichment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Disability Lifespan Solutions: hands-on assistance and advocacy to help meet changing needs throughout the life cycle
  • Disability Resource Network: expert consultation and referrals
  • Family Advocacy: help navigating the special education system
  • Jewish Life Social Programs: Jewish programs for adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities 
  • Residential and Supported Housing Programs: a range of options for adults with disabilities who want to live, work, and socialize in the community as independently as possible
  • Respite and Recreation: recreation programs for children with special needs to support quality of life


Services for Older Adults

  • Aging and Mental Health Training: train, educate, and consult housing staff and older adults
  • Aging Well at Home: services that support older adults living independently in the community
  • Alzheimer's/Related Disorders Family Support: information, support, and arts-based programs
  • Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller Center for Jewish Healing: support for people facing illness, loss, or isolation
  • CJP SeniorDirect: information and referral for seniors
  • Group Adult Foster Carea Medicaid-funded long-term care community for elderly and/or disabled clients
  • Guardianship: services for those no longer legally competent to make decisions
  • Schechter Holocaust Services: financial assistance for Holocaust survivors
  • Charlotte & Richard Okonow Parkinson's Family Support: information, support, and arts-based programs
  • Your Elder Experts: helps older adults 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 Financial Assistance: financial resources for people living on a low income 
    • Family Table: a kosher food pantry serving Greater Boston, the North Shore, and the South Area
  • Journey to Safety: services for domestic abuse survivors
    • TeenSafe: education for teens about dating abuse
  • New American Services: resettlement, post-resettlement, and citizenship assistance

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

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