Welcome to Jewish Family Service of Colorado

Jewish Family Service (JFS) believes in strengthening the community by providing vital services to people in need. Founded in 1872, JFS is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving metro Denver and Boulder. JFS helps seniors live independently at home, provides quality mental health counseling, offers training and job placement to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other people with barriers to employment, and provides food and financial aid to people in crisis.

Such Good News From the Volunteer Department, We Just Had to Share!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

 

Dancing and More: Cleo Parker Robinson Inspires JFS Staff

Friday, March 10, 2017
Dancing and More: Cleo Parker Robinson Inspires JFS Staff

We were honored to have Cleo Parker Robinson, founder and executive creative director of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, speak at our agency staff meeting on Thursday, March 2. Founded in 1970, Cleo’s dance ensemble has toured the world and earned international recognition. Among Cleo’s many honors, she was inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, named to the National Council on the Arts (by President Clinton), and awarded a Kennedy Center Medal of Honor.  

Donor Spotlight: Community Gardeners

Monday, March 06, 2017
Donor Spotlight: Community Gardeners

At JFS, we are dedicated to offering more fresh options to the 1,000 clients who use the Weinberg Food Pantry every month. What’s better than fresh produce? Locally grown fruits and vegetables! 

Bags Full of Hope: A New Kind of Food Drive

Monday, February 20, 2017
Bags Full of Hope: A New Kind of Food Drive

The Weinberg Food Pantry at Jewish Family Service has launched a new program that makes it simple to donate food to help the hungry in our community. 

Volunteer Spotlight: Mireille Azzam

Friday, February 17, 2017
Volunteer Spotlight: Mireille Azzam

Many people are looking for ways to lend a hand to refugees. One of our newest volunteers has found a great way to pair her skills and expertise with a fulfilling volunteer role at Jewish Family Service.  

Charlie Comstock: Succeeding at Work and in Life

Friday, February 17, 2017
Charlie Comstock: Succeeding at Work and in Life

Charlie Comstock’s smile is infectious. It’s big, warm, and genuine. He’s a people person and it shows. He loves to be around others, and according to his mom, Diane, he doesn’t know an enemy. 

March/April 2017 Family Matters

Friday, February 17, 2017
March/April 2017 Family Matters

The March/April 2017 issue of the Family Matters newsletter is online now! This issue includes:  

NBA Legends Bill Walton and Bob Lanier Headline 13th Annual JFS Executive Luncheon April 28

Friday, February 10, 2017
NBA Legends Bill Walton and Bob Lanier Headline 13th Annual JFS Executive Luncheon April 28

Sponsorship packages start at $2,000 and are available now. Tickets will go on sale March 27 at www.jewishfamilyservice.org/luncheon. For more information or for sponsorships, contact Lisa Benoit at 720.248.4633 or lbenoit@jewishfamilyservice.org.  

Kosher Meal Program Request for Proposal!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Volunteers of America, JEWISHcolorado, and Jewish Family Service are accepting competitive proposals for a food service provider to provide nutrition services for the Kosher Community Nutrition and Maintenance Program. Download the request for proposal and addendum below.

Kosher Meal RFP and Addendum Kosher Meal RFP and Addendum (52 KB)

 

 

February is Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month

Friday, January 27, 2017
February is Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month

In celebration of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month in February, Jewish Disabilities Advocates has an exciting lineup of activities and events around Denver. All are welcome! Check out the full schedule below (click to download the flyer) and plan to join us at any or all of the events.