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:
Horizon Provides $45,000 Grant to Help JFS Eliminate Barriers to Preventive Health Care for Atlantic County Residents
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) has been selected to receive a $45,000 grant from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. The funds, secured through a grant from Horizon’s charitable arm, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, will support the agency’s Wellness Network (WN). The WN is a program that promotes primary care and preventative health services, such as cancer screenings, for individuals impacted by health inequities.
Join board members, donors, staff and volunteers at the JFS Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 16 at the Atlantic City Country Club from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Tickets are $40 per person and lite fare will be served.
The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS offers a host of fun, interactive and entertaining programs in June. With both virtual and in-person options to participate, you, your family and friends will enjoy these 12 programs.
JFS and the Somers Point School District developed a partnership program to tackle the increase in cases of mental health issues, specifically with children and pre-teenagers. With a heighten awareness of anxiety, depression, peer pressure, grief and more amongst elementary and middle school children, the district now offers on-site individual and family therapy sessions at the Dawes Avenue and Jordan Road schools.
JFS was recently awarded a $150,000 Housing for Everyone grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®. JFS was one of seven organizations in the region selected from more than 357 applicants to receive the funds as part of the TD Charitable Foundation's annual grant program helping to provide affordable housing since 2005.
Television Personality, Chef and Author Carla Hall will take center stage at the Women’s Forum on June 9 at at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City. Proceeds benefit the Greater Atlantic City Charities, including JFS.