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
Rebuilding Continues One Year After North Bay Fires
  • Emergency Assistance
  • JFCS News
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Last October deadly wildfires ignited across the North Bay. Within hours of the crisis JFCS began providing immediate services to families, emotional support, emergency financial assistance, child care, food, mattresses, and vouchers for clothing and fuel. In the days and months that have followed JFCS has tailored services to meet the changing needs of the community, providing case management, insurance workshops, assistance with living expenses, help locating temporary housing, and counseling to 1,200 individuals. On the one-year anniversary of the deadliest and costliest wildfires in California history the region is still very much in transition, especially for those who were… Read More

Posted by Admin on October 8, 2018
Barney Mizel, Insurance Entrepreneur and Proud JFCS Supporter
  • Donors
  • Meet Our Leaders
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As a successful entrepreneur and legendary business leader, Barney Mizel knows an effective enterprise when he sees one. Barney and his wife, Ann Mizel, have been providing significant support to JFCS and the community it serves through their family foundation. The Marin County resident has built three national insurance brokerage firms over the course of his long career and served on JFCS’ Program and Planning Committee. This year Barney joined the JFCS’ Endowment Committee, and is planning for the future by leaving a bequest to JFCS. He says, “I truly admire JFCS for the valuable work it does and I… Read More

Posted by Admin on October 8, 2018
JFCS Emergency Assistance in Sonoma County
  • Emergency Assistance
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Check this page frequently for upcoming events and services.Jewish Family and Children’s Services in Sonoma County continues to provide on-going support for those who have been affected by the North Bay 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, housing support, gift cards, food, transportation, and skilled technical assistance and advocacy.HOW TO GET HELP Contact JFCS for help at 707-303-1500 or email [email protected]. JFCS’ Santa Rosa office is open at 1360 N. Dutton Avenue, Suite C, Monday… Read More

Posted by Admin on October 4, 2018
Hurricane Relief Efforts
  • 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 hurricane and flooding along the East Coast. Please donate to help thousands of people who have been affected by this season’s hurricanes. The impact is catastrophic and recovery will take a very long time. Those battered by these hurricanes 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 September 21, 2018