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At JFS Rochester, we are dedicated to empowering our community by providing access to vital resources that can make a positive impact on individuals and families alike. Whether you’re looking for guidance, support, or simply seeking to expand your knowledge on critical issues, our goal is to serve as a reliable and trusted source for relevant and up-to-date information on issues affecting older adults, mental health, families, children and adolescents, and essential services in the Rochester area. 

We invite you to explore our Resources Page and take advantage of the valuable information and tools available to you. And check back often as this page will be updated regularly.

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Caregiver Resources

Today, there’s no shortage of information available to family caregivers. But who has time to dig through everything on the Internet just to find that one nugget of info that can help you? DailyCaring has done that that digging for you.

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New York State myBenefits

myBenefits is an online tool for New York State residents. Anyone can take the quick Prescreen Eligibility questionnaire to check possible eligibility for a variety of state and federal human services benefit programs.

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SAGE II Commission Report (2023)

The impacts of ageism and inequitable access to resources for older adults is significant and can lead to dire outcomes for many. The Sage II Commission Report offers guidelines for significant policy-based solutions. JFS Rochester is proud to work with the Monroe County Aging Alliance to bring these solutions to our community.

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The 2023 Mental Health America Back-to-School Toolkit

The 2023 Mental Health America Back-to-School toolkit “Selfies, Social, & Screens: Navigating Virtual Spaces for Youth,” provides educational information and tips on how to tackle some of the most common online stressors for youth, like social comparison, body image, misinformation, and cyberbullying.

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Questions about volunteering with JFS Rochester?

Contact Shannon Megna, Volunteer Coordinator, 585-371-6759