Knowing Where to Turn Makes All the Difference

JF&CS helps individuals and families build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being across the lifespan. We’re where people turn to for the personalized care and support that many of us need at different times in our lives. And we provide these services when and where they are needed most – at our Waltham headquarters, in your home, on your computer screen, and throughout Greater Boston.

If you need help, but don't know where to start, call or email our Access Team at 781-647-JFCS (5327). Caring professionals will take the time to understand your questions and connect you and your family with the resources and advice you need.

Center for Early Relationship Support

The Center for Early Relationship Support (CERS) at JF&CS promotes the earliest parent-child relationships by supporting parents as they manage the challenges of caring for their baby.

CHAI Disability Services

JF&CS CHAI Services provides support, strategies, and solutions that strengthen individuals and families, build community connections, and enhance independence. We offer special expertise in addressing the needs of children and adults with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and autism spectrum disorder, while providing services that are inclusive of people with a wide range of strengths and needs.

Services for Older Adults

JF&CS Services for Older Adults combines compassion and expertise to help aging individuals and their families navigate life transitions and changing circumstances.

Center for Basic Needs Assistance

The goal of the Center for Basic Needs Assistance is to address economic insecurity among members of the Jewish community and beyond throughout Eastern Massachusetts. Our services are lifelines that help people feed their families, heat their homes, keep roofs over their heads, adjust to changes in the family, assist immigrants, and so much more.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing services have been core to JF&CS for decades. Whether someone needs short-term support during a life transition or challenging situation, or ongoing support to manage a chronic condition, JF&CS is here to help.