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Jafco Childrens Foundation Inc

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Causes: Adoption, Child Abuse Prevention, Children & Youth, Crime & Law, Domestic Violence, Foster Care, Human Service Organizations, Human Services

Mission: Provides sustained funding for jewish adoption and foster care options, inc (jafco) and jafco ability center, inc. , organizations serving abused and neglected children; provide assistance to special needs children and their families in south florida.

Programs: Contributions to jewish adoption and foster care options, inc. (jafco) who provides programs and services to children throughout the south florida community at the 5. 6 acre children's village which includes an emergency shelter and six group homes. Contributions to jafco ability center, inc. Who provides assistance to special needs childeren and their families in south florida.

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JAFCO (Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options)is a unique organization in South Florida that takes care of abused and neglected Jewish children in a tri-county area. The JAFCO Children's Village is the only village of it's kind throughout the nation. It consists of six group homes and an emergency shelter. To date, Jafco has provided services to over 2,000 children and currently serves over 350 children and their families through their continuum of services including: Family Preservation, Foster Care and Adoption, Emergency Services, Group Homes, Mentoring and Independent Living. Anyone who tours our 6 acre campus is very inspired by the quality of care the children receive. In addition, there is an amazing and dedicated staff. I was a social worker doing volunteer work with a JAFCO child and became increasingly more involved. I was very honored to be appointed to the Board of Directors of JAFCO four years ago. It has been such a privilege to be involved with this wonderful organization and to be part of caring for "our" children in their time of need.