JFCS received three Readers' Choice Awards from the J Weekly in 2009: favorite local agency (JFCS Marin), favorite place to volunteer, and best home care program (Seniors•At•Home).
JFCS’ Seniors•At•Home, twice honored with the prestigious “National Award for Excellence and Innovation in Geriatric Care” from the American Society on Aging, was also voted “Favorite Home Care Service” in the J Weekly’s “Best of the Jewish Bay Area 2008.”
The San Francisco Interfaith Council honored JFCS’ Dream House with its “2006 Model of Hope Award” for outstanding work to end family violence.
The City and County of San Francisco honored JFCS’ Emigre Services with its “Award for Outstanding Service to Immigrants.”
The County of Marin selected JFCS to receive the “2006 Public Health Hero Award” for our work on behalf of the children in Marin.
The San Mateo Child Care Coordinating Council recognized JFCS with their “Community Partner Leadership Award” for improving childcare services to young children throughout San Mateo County.
The Marin County Mental Health Board presented JFCS with the 2006 – 07 “Celebrating the Uncelebrated Award” for the work of Alex Markels, JFCS senior clinician specializing in the treatment of substance abuse and serious mental illness.
The National Kovod Award went to JFCS for the Best Gala Event Public Relations from the Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies at its national conference. Additionally, JFCS’ marketing communications has been honored by the AJFCA for “top Jewish Family Service email newsletter in the country” and “top Jewish Family Service website in the country.”
JFCS’ L’Chaim Health Center was recognized as the “Favorite Senior Day Care” in the J Weekly’s “Best of the Jewish Bay Area 2007.”
JFCS’ Family Ambassador Program was honored by the Sunnyvale City Council for its locally based program; a collaboration between First Five of Santa Clara County, the City of Sunnyvale, Family Resources of Palo Alto, and JFCS’ Parents Place.