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JFS Receives $17K for Senior Outreach Program

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020
Jewish Family Services was awarded $17,000 from the Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board for its Senior Outreach program. The Senior Outreach program includes regular and friendly phone calls, Aging Well programs at the Jewish Community Center, assistance with issues such as Medicaid applications, and other referral needs from a licensed more»

Pajama Drive Benefits Children in Foster Care

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020
Akiva Academy and Jewish Family Services are again partnering to collect new pajamas, sizes infant to adult, for children in foster care in Mahoning County. The pajama drive begins Nov. 2 and ends Dec. 10. Drop off boxes are located at the Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Services.

JFS Offers Mobile Meal Program

Published Monday, February 3, 2020

Deliveries are Mondays and Tuesdays with the exception of Jewish holidays. Many of our clients receive one to two weeks of meals in each delivery. Currently, JFS employs two part-time staff members who assist with calling consumers and packing meals and delivering the meals.

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Spring 2020 Life Stories Project Underway

Published Monday, February 3, 2020

As part of my internship with the project, I will be doing the transcription of the interviews and turning them into short books participants are able to keep and share as they please. 

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Jewish Family Serives Now Offering EMDR Trauma Therapy

Published Tuesday, December 31, 2019

A grant from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation allowed for Jewish Family Services to send two counselors for EMDR training. 

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JFS Receives Greenwood Donation

Published Monday, December 2, 2019

The donation will help support individuals and families in the community.

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Veterans to Be Recognized

Published Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Residents of Heritage Manor, participants in the Adult Day Services program, and tenants of Levy Gardens who are veterans will be honored in a ceremony co-sponsored by Hospice of the Valley at 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Each veteran will be individually recognized, given a certificate and a pin, and saluted.
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