JFS Perspectives

Summer 2020 Family Matters

Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Summer 2020 Family Matters

In the Summer 2020 issue of Family Matters, which features a new design, learn more about how we are responding to the increased demand for services during the COVID-19 pandemic. See how we continue to feed families, ensure older adults stay connected, help prevent homelessness, and more. Read some of the articles through the links below or view the full issue

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Emergency Lunchbox Express: Feeding Hungry Kids

Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Emergency Lunchbox Express: Feeding Hungry Kids

With school closures due to COVID-19, many districts set up school-based lunch sites. Unfortunately, for some children getting to these sites is not an option. 

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Meeting the Need: Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Meeting the Need: Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

While keeping health and safety our top priority, we quickly mobilized to transform our services to meet the emerging needs of the community during the pandemic. Jewish Family Service has not only been providing vital services to our clients but to individuals and families throughout Colorado in response to COVID-19. Many have lost their jobs, making it difficult to pay bills, buy food to feed their families, and they are feeling stressed and anxious. 

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Spring 2020 Family Matters

Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Spring 2020 Family Matters

In the Spring 2020 issue of Family Matters, learn about the JFS Executive Luncheon featuring Jack Nicklaus and a new program to help young adults build resiliency, read about how our KidSuccess school-based counseling program addresses trauma in children and adolescents, see a client's reflection of his experiences with JFS, and more. Read some of the articles through the links below or view the full issue.  

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Older Adults Matter: A Brand-New Name, Same Great Service

Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Older Adults Matter: A Brand-New Name, Same Great Service

A couple of months ago, after careful thought and consideration, JFS officially changed the name of the Jay and Rose Phillips Senior Solutions Center to Jay and Rose Phillips Aging Care & Connections (ACC). Why the change, you may ask? Well, there’s been a shift in the world of older adult services, and the words we use matter.  

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Client Spotlight: Jewish Family Service in a Class by Itself

Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Client Spotlight: Jewish Family Service in a Class by Itself

We pride ourselves on providing professionally delivered integrated services that empower individuals to overcome difficult challenges. We love to hear from clients who have been impacted by the care they have received. One of those clients is John, who shares his experience and gratitude.  

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JFS KidSuccess: Addressing Trauma in Children and Adolescents

Tuesday, March 03, 2020
JFS KidSuccess: Addressing Trauma in Children and Adolescents

Childhood trauma is a social problem that is present in every community. It is a problem surrounded by so much stigma that it is often left undiscussed. Many therapists on the KidSuccess team have worked with children who have experienced trauma. Two-thirds of American children and adolescents report at least one trauma. With the devastating outcomes that stem from childhood trauma, a successful treatment model needed to be developed, studied, and implemented.  

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Fall 2019 Family Matters

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Fall 2019 Family Matters

In the Fall 2019 issue of Family Matters, meet our new executive staff members, learn how JFS's community rabbi provides spiritual support in times of need, learn about JFS's lobby remodel, see how SHALOM Denver's printing and mailing services can help your business and more. Read some of the articles through the links below or view the whole newsletter.  

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Summer 2019 Family Matters

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Summer 2019 Family Matters

The Summer 2019 issue of Family Matters focuses on mental health. Learn more about play therapy, counseling for older adults, school violence, work stress, and how JFS therapists are helping children in schools. Also check out information about past and upcoming events and meet our volunteer of the year. Read some of the articles through the links below or view the whole newsletter.  

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Spring 2019 Family Matters

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Spring 2019 Family Matters

The Spring 2019 issue of Family Matters focuses on older adults. Hear from our president & CEO, Linda Foster; see how JFS helps older adults through a variety of services; learn about upcoming events; read an impactful client story; read a touching volunteer story; learn about the JFS Legacy Society; and much more. Read some of the articles through the links below or view the whole newsletter.  

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