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Empowering Communities Through Place-Based Care

Across the nation, place-based interventions have gained traction as a promising approach to human services. Research indicates that such initiatives not only improve access to support and resources but also foster social cohesion, reduce disparities, and enhance overall community well-being.

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On-Site Support & Programs

Many of JFS Rochester’s programs are provided on site throughout the Greater Rochester community including at partner schools, synogogues, the JCC, and two housing complexes that offer unique services for their residents.

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Kosher Food Delivery

The Brighton Food Cupboard ensures Jewish community members in need of food assistance have access to Kosher options for both their regular grocery deliveries from BFC and as part of the Holiday Basket Program

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The Holiday Basket Program at JFS

Every year JFS Rochster distributes hundreds of holiday baskets for all major Jewish holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, ensuring all in our community has support during multiple holiday seasons

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Rochester Highlands

JFS Rochester delivers holistic programming and resource connections to residents at The Rochester Highlands, a local affordable housing complex. Programming for residents includes care management, nursing services, educational workshops, health and wellness offerings, and child-focused activities.

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Emergency Financial Assistance

Emergency Financial Assistance JFS Rochester recognizes that unexpected financial emergencies can happen to anyone at any time, and they can have a major impact on one’s ability to make ends meet.

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Brighton Food Cupboard

The Brighton Food Cupboard at JFS helps reduce and prevent hunger and food insecurity for people living in Brighton and surrounding communities. Weekly food deliveries, including Kosher, vegetarian, and gluten free options, are made directly to individuals and families.

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