Jewish Family Service of MetroWest held its inaugural JFS 1861 Society appreciation event on August 3. Guests mixed, mingled, and learned about the impact that the society members have on JFS and the community. Terri and Mark Friedman hosted the program.
The JFS 1861 Society was launched in 2020 for donors who donate a minimum of $1,861 over the course of a year. For more information, go to www.jfsmetrowest.org/1861-society.
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest is a comprehensive social service agency providing mental health counseling and support services on a non-discriminatory basis. With a presence in the community since 1861, JFS today delivers an expanding number of programs to increasing numbers of people. JFS provides individual, couple, child and family counseling, play therapy, support groups, school and synagogue based social work services, family life education and other assistance needed to support healthy families. Rachel Coalition, a division of JFS, provides domestic violence services for all members of the family affected by domestic violence. JFS also offers a wide range of services for older adults and their families, including case management services, counseling, caregiver education, volunteer friendly visitors and specialized programs for Holocaust survivors. For more information, call (973) 765-9050 or go to www.jfsmetrowest.org.