JFS Perspectives

Thursday, October 26, 2017

JFS Offers Resource Day November 3

JFS Offers Resource Day November 3

Jewish Family Service (JFS) will host a resource day on Friday, November 3, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Jewish Family Service, 3201 South Tamarac Drive in Denver. It is free and open to the public. The following resources will be available so that participants can learn about many community programs in one convenient place:

  • Employment Support
    • Hyatt Regency Denver/Grand Hyatt Hotel, AppleOne Staffing, and TCBY will all be on-site and ready to speak about their current job openings. Jobseekers should come ready to fill out job applications and dressed to interview. They should bring a copy of their résumé and their job history information.
    • JFS Employment Case Manager Heather Seiden will be available to assist people who need help revising résumés or creating a new one. Jobseekers can get successful interviewing tips, online job search strategies, information about hiring events in the Denver metro area.
  • Benefits: Hunger Free Colorado will sign people up for food stamps (EBT) and other food programs. People should bring a driver’s license or birth certificate, lease, and current utility bill showing their address, and pay stubs, award letters, or bank statements showing their household income.
  • Dental: Adventure Dental, Vision and Orthodontics will be there to give out information.
  • Pet Pantry: Colorado Pet Pantry will distribute free pet food to those who qualify.
  • Colorado Affordable Legal Services: Legal staff will explain the eviction process and offer free tenant advice.
  • Cooking Demo: Share Our Strength will demonstrate a nutritious and affordable recipe people can make at home.
  • Voter Registration: Community Resource Center will help register voters.
  • Free Lifeline Phone: Enlist staff will help eligible people sign up for free phones. People should bring an ID, proof of income, and/or benefits.
  • Immigrant Resources: Littleton Immigrant Services Center will provide information about employment, health care, education, housing, legal services, emergency needs, food, and clothing.
  • Jewish Family Service Food Pantry: No need to call for an appointment. Staff will be available to register people who need food assistance for the Weinberg Food Pantry. People should bring an ID, proof of address (lease or current bill), and proof of household income.

For more information, contact Shelly Hines, Family Safety Net director, at 303.597.5000 or shines@jewishfamilyservice.org.