Jewish Family Service (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors and vital communities. JFS impacts thousands of lives throughout Atlantic & Cape May Counties each year.

What's NEW at JFS:

Village by the Shore Card Party

Village by the Shore Card Party returns to Harbor Pines Golf Club on August 26, 2021. Join us as we honor late Community Philanthropist and host Bonnie Gurwicz. Space is limited.

Roth-Goldsteins’ Memorial Chapel Pledges Multi-Year Donor Support to JFS

Roth-Goldsteins’ Memorial Chapel made a $2,500 two-year pledge to JFS. As a Builder Donor to the agency, the funds will assure that residents and clients continue to receive services and programs that benefit their individual needs.

Ann Thoresen Appointed to Chief Operating Officer, Richard Gitlen Named Senior Director of Administration

Ann Thoresen will assume the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1, 2021. A staff member for nearly 20 years, Ann most recently served as the Senior Director of Community Support Services & Safety. In addition, she has held the positions of Senior Director of the Atlantic Homeless Alliance (AHA), Projects in Transition from Homelessness (PATH), Justice Involved Services (JIS) and Mental Health Case Manager.

Middle School Students Collect Canned Goods & Essentials for JFS

What started out as a quest to collect 2,021 canned goods to donate to JFS by a small group of eighth grade students at Belhaven Middle School in Linwood, morphed into a program that exceeded their expectations.

The Law Offices of Melissa Rosenblum Makes Two-Year Donor Commitment to JFS

JFS is pleased to welcome the Law Offices of Melissa Rosenblum, LLC as an agency Builder donor. Her commitment of $2,500 annually over the next two years will help fund services and programs including the food pantry, counseling, vocational assistance and more.

Village by the Shore Programs in July

Plan to cool off from the hot summer sun and participate in Village by the Shore virtual programs in July. Here’s your chance to enjoy 10 fun, interactive, thought-provoking and creative programs in the comfort of your home.