690 teens received counseling, paid internships, and loans and grants to go to college or study in Israel, and benefited from educational programs that help them look forward to a brighter future through JFCS’ YouthFirst.
1,005 individuals received help with citizenship, green cards, political asylum, conservatorship, benefi t claims, and Holocaust survivor restitution applications from JFCS’ Legal Services.
1,565 families received expert help, including financial counseling, to resolve problems with foreclosure, credit, and other crises as a result of the recession.
1,900 children and adults with disabilities were able to live as independently as possible with the help of our Disabilities Program.
2,500 volunteers performed thousands of acts of loving kindness—visiting people who are sick or alone, driving people to doctors’ appointments, mentoring young people, teaching about the Holocaust, and more—to help make this a more compassionate world.
2,950 at-risk children at 90 childcare centers for low-income families received the help they need to grow up successfully through the JFCS award-winning Early Childhood Mental Health program.
3,300 families were given emergency assistance to help them weather a personal or family crisis and get back on their feet.
7,100 bags of wonderful holiday foods were delivered to seniors and people with disabilities living alone or in nursing homes and assisted-living centers.
16,000 frail seniors live safe, healthy lives because of help from JFCS’ nationally recognized Seniors At Home including home care, skilled nursing, personal affairs management, transportation, care coordination, social programs,and companionship.
20,000 students and teachers in 150 Northern California public, private, and parochial schools and colleges learned the lessons of the Holocaust from those who lived through it, thanks to programs offered at The JFCS Holocaust Center.
31,000 children, teens, and families were assisted through individual and family counseling, the Center for Special Needs, peer support groups, parent education, teacher training, and mentor programs at Parents Place.
50,000 rides were provided to frail elderly and people with disabilities through JFCS RIDES transportation programs, allowing them to get out and about, visit their doctors, or do their shopping.
55,000 delicious and nutritious meals were delivered to homebound seniors and people with chronic illnesses and disabilities.
175,000 hours of loving personal care were provided to frail and isolated adults, including skilled nursing services, home care, and support.