On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, the Jewish Community Center was packed for a celebration of service. Close to 300 people came out to attend the Jewish Family Service (JFS) 85th Anniversary Celebration and Community Recognition event that honored volunteers, employees and community partners. The evening was filled with emotion, inspiration and excitement, as the guests ...Read More
On April 30, 2013, President Obama proclaimed May National Mental Health Awareness Month, calling “upon citizens, government agencies, organizations, health care providers, and research institutions to raise mental health awareness and continue helping Americans live longer, healthier lives”. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) reports that one in four adults — about 57.7 million ...Read More
In recent years, there has been increasing pressure on mentoring programs to serve youth who face significant and multiple risk factors, including those in the juvenile justice system or with an incarcerated parent. But there have been many unanswered questions: could programs reach these youth? Could they benefit them? Do programs need to change their ...Read More
The 2013 JFS Annual Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 29th, at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts.
Details to follow.
It was a beautiful autumn day on Sunday, November 11th when over 400 people gathered to participate in the 16th annual Jewish Family Service Fall Fix Up. Fanning out across metro-Detroit, families, youth groups, schools, and local sponsors pitched in to help rake leaves and winterize windows for older adults in our community.
Gold Leaf Sponsors ...Read More