AGING
"Honor thy father and thy mother..."
We honor our community elders with services that help them age at home with independence and dignity.
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COUNSELING
We help individuals and families to cope with life's challenges, take control of their lives, and achieve their personal goals.
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BASIC NEEDS
We provide food, clothing, emergency loans, and case management to help individuals and families meet urgent needs with long term stability as the goal.
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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
Our programs provide information and education that will enable our clients to adapt to change, reach their maximum potential, and lead fulfilled lives.
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AGING

"Honor thy father and thy mother..."
We honor our community elders with services that help them age at home with independence and dignity.

COUNSELING

We help individuals and families to cope with life's challenges, take control of their lives, and achieve their personal goals.

BASIC NEEDS

We provide food, clothing, emergency loans, and case management to help individuals and families meet urgent needs with long term stability as the goal.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Our programs provide information and education that will enable our clients to adapt to change, reach their maximum potential, and lead fulfilled lives.

Community Helpline – JFS is here to help our community in navigating resources during this unprecedented time. Please call us at (585) 461.0114 or email us at helpline@jfsrochester.org from 9am – 5pm daily and weekends as needed.  Please note that this is not an emergency hotlineIf you are experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency or fear for your safety, call 911.

March 31, 2020

Join our one of our Virtual Support Groups

Support group for isolated adults age 60 and older
12:30 pm on Monday April 6, April 13, April 20, and April 27
Join via Zoom using this link

Support group for parents of children in elementary school 
4:00 pm on Monday, April 6, April 13, April 20 and April 27
Join via Zoom using this link

Bereavement support group for those who have lost a loved one
1:00 pm on Monday April 6, April 13, April 20, and April 27
Join via Zoom using this link


March 18, 2020
Volunteering - If you are interested in volunteering, please email us at volunteer@jfsrochester.org.  We are looking for volunteers willing to deliver food, grocery shop, medication pick-up for those immunocompromised or elderly in our community.  We are also looking for volunteers to who are willing to make calls to elderly individuals who could simply use a friendly caller.


Counseling - Are you in need of counseling? While JFS staff is working remotely due to COVID-19, we are conducting business as usual in the counseling department via Telehealth Counseling. We are here to support you and your children for crisis intervention or short/long term counseling. All you need is a WiFi enabled device. Please call the JFS Helpline at: (585) 461.0114


March 16, 2020
Programs Suspended - Pencils & Paper , Brighton Your Wardrobe, Programing at the NORC and Affordable Housing is closed or canceled until further notice.

  • ​Volunteers - Please do not report for any scheduled shifts at this time.  Your saftey and health is our chief concern.  Thank you.
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Jewish Family Service is grateful for the support of our 100 Year Platinum Sponsors: Cornell Weinstein Family Foundation, William and Sheila Konar Foundation and Wegmans

 

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