JFCS Emergency Assistance in Sonoma County
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Check this page frequently for upcoming events and services. Jewish Family and Children’s Services in Sonoma County is open for all who have been affected by the fires and are in need of recovery assistance. Our expert case managers and clinicians are working directly with individuals in need of trauma support and counseling, short-term loans, gift cards, transportation, and skilled technical assistance and advocacy with filing of insurance claims. HOW TO GET HELP Contact JFCS for help at 707-303-1500 or email sonoma@jfcs.org. JFCS’ Santa Rosa office is open at 1360 N. Dutton Avenue, Suite C, Monday through Friday, 9:00… Read More

Posted by Admin on November 15, 2017
JFCS Holiday Toy Drive Needs Your Help!
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  • Holidays
  • JFCS News
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Help make the holidays bright for children affected by the North Bay fires and for low-income families. This is a great way to involve your children in the meaning of tzedakah and in helping others during the holiday season. What’s Needed? New toys for children of all ages (unwrapped please) Gift cards—often great for all ages, (ToysRUs, Target, Amazon, etc.) Wrapping paper, ribbon, and gift tags Deadline is December 8 We will wrap and distribute toys for the holidays to families who need them most. JFCS Drop Off Locations and Times 2150 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94115 Mon. –… Read More

Posted by Admin on November 10, 2017
JFCS Receives $250,000 Grant from Tipping Point Community to Help with North Bay Fire Relief
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  • Emergency Assistance
  • Press Releases
For Immediate Release: October 9, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO – Jewish Family and Children’s Services, one of the largest and oldest charitable institutions in the Bay Area has a received a grant of $250,000 from Tipping Point Community to support its emergency aid to victims of the North Bay fires. The generous grant will be a welcome addition to JFCS’ Disaster Assistance Fund and will be used to help low-income families and individuals get back on their feet after the fires. “The North Bay fires hurt thousands, but especially those who were already struggling paycheck to paycheck,” said Dr. Anita Friedman,… Read More

Posted by Admin on November 9, 2017
When No One Else Can Help, JFCS Is There
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Nutrition Program
  • Seniors
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For most of us a good quality of life means enough healthy food to eat, a safe place to live, a nurturing community of friends and family, and people who care about our physical and mental well-being. But many in the Bay Area do not have even their basic necessities covered. That is why JFCS works as a lifeline for people facing personal crises and challenges, making sure that everyone can live with dignity and respect, even when times get tough. Last year 2,500 Bay Area residents received emergency assistance from JFCS to help them maintain their independence and make… Read More

Posted by Admin on November 9, 2017
10 Tips to Start Your Recovery from the North Bay Wildfires
  • Emergency Assistance
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If you have been impacted by the North Bay wildfires, now is the time to begin the difficult process of getting your life in order. Here are 10 tips to help you get started: Get a post office box and have the post office begin forwarding all of your mail to it. Start saving ALL of your receipts. Loss of use insurance will cover incidentals such as phone chargers, a hairbrush, clothes, etc. Contact your homeowner’s/rental insurance to trigger “loss of use.” This typically will allow you to be in a similar property for a certain number of years and,… Read More

Posted by Admin on October 18, 2017
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