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JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF METROWEST

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Causes: Community Mental Health Centers, Family Counseling, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Mental Health, Mental Health Associations

Mission: TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE SOCIAL AND RELATED SERVICES TO JEWISH PEOPLE AND OTHERS WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO HARMONIOUS FAMILY RELATIONS, RELIEVE STRESS AND DISTRESS, STRENGTHEN THE POSITIVE VALUES OF FAMILY LIFE AND PROMOTE HEALTHY PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT AND SATISFACTORY SOCIAL FUNCTIONING.

Geographic areas served: Morris, Essex, Sussex and parts of Hudson and Union Counties in New Jersey

Programs: Family and children services - counseling is provided to assistindividuals and families who are struggling with comunicationdifficulties, life cycle transitions or loss and bereavement. Jfs offers individual, couples, child, family and group counselingat any jfs office location or at the client's home, if indicated. Counseling services are facilitated by licensed clinical socialworkers and licensed social workers or licensed professionalcounselors. Consulting psychiatrists complement the scope of thisservice.

older adult services: jfs services and programs for older adults and their families are delivered by a dedicated staff of licensed clinical social workers specializing in the field of geriatrics. A range of services are available to assist older adults and their families in coping with the complexities of the aging process. Jfs is committed to providing high-quality services to promote the well-being of community members by utilizing evidence-based modalities in a caring, compassionate manner, with the highest level of confidentiality.

domestic violence - provides a 24 hour crisis responseline, individual and group counseling for victims,children, and batterers, case management, advocacy,information and referrals. Comunity outreach and education.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

I went to JFS to seek help with my U.S Citizenship Application. I had the pleasure to meet Malvina Drummond. She was very caring, knowledgeable and patient. I hope JFS knows what great employee and human being they have there. The receptionist was also very polite. I am very thankful to JFS and Malvina Drummond for such a great experience.
V. Norman

5

Client Served

Rating: 5

Came to JFS at a time when my children desperately needed counseling, but I had no money. The counselor was just terrific - identified a problem w/ one of my children which turned his life around