Emergency Assistance for California Wildfires
  • Emergency Assistance
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With winds escalating, the Kincade fire spreading, and a PG&E shut off in almost a million households, many in our community are being evacuated and many others are losing power. Many don’t know whether their homes or businesses will remain standing. Jewish Family and Children’s Services is ensuring that the most vulnerable members of our community are safe during this time. We are partnering closely with other organizations in Marin and Sonoma counties, and are providing financial, practical, and emotional support to those who need it. If you are in need of assistance you can call JFCS’ on-call number at… Read More

Posted by Admin on October 26, 2019
JFCS Emergency Services Help Women and Children Rebuild Their Lives
  • Domestic Violence Prevention
  • Emergency Assistance
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A parent’s most important job is keeping their child safe. Imaging being unable to do that. Ellen and her 12-year old daughter Sari, were referred to JFCS by a homeless shelter following a violent attack on their lives by Ellen’s husband of five years. When they married, he promised to protect and care for Ellen and her child, but in a chilling turn, he developed a drug addiction and became their worst nightmare. While much of the abuse was directed toward Ellen, Sari also became the victim of her stepfather’s abuse when she tried to protect her mother. Ellen fled… Read More

Posted by Admin on October 16, 2019
Hurricane Relief Emergency Fund
  • Emergency Assistance
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Jewish Family and Children’s Services and our community in the Bay Area are helping the victims of Hurricane Dorian. Please donate to help thousands of people who have been affected by this devastating storm. The impact is catastrophic and recovery will take a very long time. Those battered by the hurricane face immense flooding and damage to their communities and desperately need our help now and in the months to come. Click here to donate now!Read More

Posted by Admin on August 30, 2019
California Wildfires Disaster Fund
  • Emergency Assistance
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Jewish Family and Children’s Services and our community in the Bay Area are helping the victims of the devastating wildfires across California.  Please donate – Make a gift today and you can help JFCS provide direct aid in concert with the network of other disaster relief organizations to ensure that essential services are given. Our community experienced first-hand how the destructive 2017 North Bay fires have impacted thousands of people who still face a long-road to recovery. At JFCS, we are here to support those who have suffered the loss of homes, jobs, community, and loved ones—now and in the… Read More

Posted by Admin on November 10, 2018
JFCS’ Emergency Services Program Creates Stability When Crisis Hits
  • Domestic Violence Prevention
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Nutrition Program
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For most of us there will be a time in our lives when a personal crisis shakes us to our very core, and what felt like solid ground under our feet suddenly feels like sinking sand. JFCS’ Emergency Family Assistance Program works with people who are in such a dark place—who are struggling to get their basic needs met so they have the strength and support to overcome the challenges ahead. Whether an eviction, a devastating accident, or leaving an abusive partner triggered the crisis, over 2,500 Bay Area residents received emergency assistance from JFCS last year.A Family Safe… Read More

Posted by Admin on October 8, 2018
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