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Linking Northern and Central NJ, Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester and CT

In 2014, the JFS Aid and Advocacy Department arranged for 19 households to receive rental assistance totaling $22,000, enabling 60 individuals or families to remain in their homes.

500 people benefitted from the JFS Food Pantry.

700 people received critical information and referrals.

Kosher Meals On Wheels (KMOW) in its 18th year delivered more than 24,000 meals.

3,000 people were helped by JFS Aid and Advocacy Staff with rent, utility bills, food, counseling, legal, health and financial planning.

1,000 participants in the JFS Wheels for Meals Bike Ride raised $145,000 for KMOW.

Senior Services:

500 older adults were served by JFS in 2013-14.

95 percent were helped so that they could remain at home.

70 percent experience a better quality of life because of Senior Services.

41 percent experience an increase or improvement in psychological and emotional wellbeing.

For Stronger Families and Individuals:

Individual, family, couple and group counseling

Counseling for victims of domestic violence

Group and support services

Second-generation Holocaust survivors group

For Inspired Kids:

Club Ed: school-based afterschool programs

Play therapy

Tailored mental health counseling for children

Summer camp scholarships

For Times of Need:

Emergency financial assistance

Food Pantry

Information and referrals

Groups:

L.O.S.S.—Loved Ones Support System for those in bereavement

Children of Holocaust Survivors Second Generation Discussion Group

Divorce and Separation Recovery Group

Establishing Financial Freedom

Israeli Women’s Support Group

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others group.

Nechama Comfort—helping when help is needed after infancy or pregnancy loss

 

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