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:

JFS Annual Turkey Drive -- Agency Able to Provide 675 Meals Throughout the Holiday Season

With generous support from the community, JFS was once again able to provide traditional Thanksgiving dinners to residents in need. During October and November, JFS collected donations which affords the agency the opportunity to provide 675 meals, including nearly 100 additional bags of food still available for families in need, for the upcoming holidays.

Dance the Early Evening Away at the Holiday Social Hosted by The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS

On the heels of last year’s successful Holiday Social, The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS will once again host the event on Thursday, December 14 from 4pm to 6pm at the Katz JCC Auditorium, 501 North Jerome Avenue in Margate.

JFS Staff Member Sherilyn Haddock Recognized by The Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey

As a Community Support Services (CSS) Case Manager with JFS, Sherilyn Haddock works one-on-one with adults who have severe and persistent mental illness. She strives to make certain they receive appropriate treatment and advocates with relentless determination to ensure they can live independently. An 18-month JFS staff member, Sherilyn is committed to strengthening the life of each client she works with.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS - Seasonal Programs in December

In December, The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS will offer eight interactive, unique, and entertaining programs. As the year comes to close, plan to participate with friends, family and neighbors and enjoy these virtual and in-person activities.

JFS Receives $5,000 Nourishing Neighbors Grant from ACME Markets Foundation

No one should go hungry. To combat food insecurity, ACME Markets Foundation charitable program awarded JFS a $5,000 Nourishing Neighbors Nutrition Security grant. The funding aims to connect qualified individuals with the existing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women Infants and Children (WIC) federal meal program.

JFS Currents Newsletter Now Online

The latest JFS Currents Newsletter is now available online. Check it out today for the latest agency news, programs and events.