JFCS Announces New Physical Therapy & Rehab to Keep Older Adults Active and Independent
  • People with Disabilites
  • Seniors
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For many older adults decreased mobility, pain, and the risk of falling make daily tasks difficult or even impossible. JFCS has launched Physical Therapy and Rehab to help them remain active and independent. The new service is also available to individuals of all ages who are recuperating from an injury or surgery. Regular sessions with a licensed physical therapist take place at the client’s home or location of choice, and physical therapy is often covered by Medicare. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an injury from a fall is the leading cause of injury and death… Read More

Posted by Admin on January 9, 2018
JFCS—A Global LGBTQ Adoption Leader and Changemaker for Over 30 Years
  • Adoption
  • JFCS News
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While the road to equality for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) has been a long one, for over 30 years JFCS has been breaking ground by supporting families of all kinds to grow their families by adoption. JFCS continues to work and advocate for LGBTQ adoptive families’ legal rights—both in the United States and in Israel. JFCS’ Adoption Connection Receives Prestigious Award from Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Back in the 80s, while the public and elected officials were busy debating the merits of adoptions by queer families, JFCS’ Executive Director Dr. Anita Friedman began… Read More

Posted by Admin on January 9, 2018
The JFCS Holiday Toy Drive Was a Big Success!
  • Donors
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Holidays
  • Volunteers
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Our Holiday Toy Drive was an incredible success and we couldn’t have done it without the many generous donations by our community members! You made the holiday so much brighter for children impacted by the North Bay fires and low-income families throughout the Bay Area. The numbers: 700 toys were collected and distributed, including dolls, Legos, art supplies, over a dozen youth bicycles, 20 scooters, gift certificates, puzzles, athletic equipment, and more! 178 children and youth throughout the Bay Area received gifts. 500 rolls of wrapping paper were donated to make each gift special. Thank you again to everyone who… Read More

Posted by Admin on January 9, 2018
Steven Feinberg, JFCS Board of Directors
  • Meet Our Leaders
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San Francisco native, entrepreneur, and family man, Steven Feinberg joined the JFCS Board in 2017. Having recently sold his thriving company of 25 years, SF Global Sourcing, he now runs Finstar Capital, LLC, a private equity advising and investing firm. Steven is no stranger to JFCS. Before taking on his new role as Board member, he and his wife, Jenna Feinberg, had been ardent members of the Fammy Gala Committee and spirited supporters for years. The dedicated father of three young adults, Steven says, “JFCS’ services are all about family from start to finish, and its programs help kids reach… Read More

Posted by Admin on January 9, 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 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 January 1, 2018