Upcoming Events

––– October –––

Time: 8:45am check in, program begins 9am-12:30pm

Cost: FREE

Location: Jewish Family Service, 6555 Maple Road, West Bloomfield

Become a safeTALK-trained helper and reduce the number of suicides in our community.

To register, contact Shevy Zigdon at szigdon@jfsdetroit.org or 248-406-0076.

Time: 6-10PM

Cost: $75

Location: The Fairlane Club, 5000 Fairlane Woods Drive, Dearborn

Join us for an evening of dining, dancing, and strolling magic. Proceeds raised will help provide much needed emergency assistance for older adults in our community.

If you have questions or to register, contact Lynn Breuer at 248-592-2333 or lbreuer@jfsdetroit.org.

––– November –––

Time: Registration begins at 12pm

Cost: $12, includes light kosher lunch

Location: Jewish Family Service, West Bloomfield

Thriving after a cancer diagnosis is all about maintaining balance in mind, body, and spirit. Join us as Kathleen Hardy speaks about bringing this balance to our lives. RSVP to Tracy at 248-592-2267 or tagranove@jfsdetroit.org.

This year’s registration will open October 1st.

Click one of the boxes below to contact the event coordinator and be added to the list.



Our favorite part of Thanksgiving is making sure families in need get to celebrate the holiday.

Your $50 gift will provide a full holiday meal for one family.

To donate, click here or call 248.592.2339.

The weather’s getting colder… here’s how to warm your heart.

Join JFS Adopt a Family by shopping for an individual or family from their wish lists, or make a donation to the program. Your generosity is a true gift to those we serve.

To sign up, click here or contact Lindsay Leder at 248.592.2309 or lleder@jfsdetroit.org.


––– December–––

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Every year, JFS helps make the holidays brighter for those we serve. Be a part of this mitzvah by creating Hanukkah crafts and cards for families and older adults enrolled in our Adopt a Family program.


––– January–––

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: Adat Shalom Synagogue

Help make soup and put together food and basic needs packages for homeless individuals in Detroit, in partnership with Heart to Hart. Come ready to cook and bring a donation of warm clothing or personal care items to help out.


––– February–––

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Friendly visitors are JFS volunteers who spend time with isolated older adults. You can help enhance these visits by creating Brighten-Their-Day Bundles. You’ll paint a small canvas, make a fleece scarf, and create a set of conversation starter cards that volunteers will share with JFS clients during one of their visits.

––– March–––

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

In the spirit of Purim, you’ll help create Purim Parcels for both JFS clients and individuals who are going through cancer treatment. You will be packaging traditional Purim goodies and crafting Chemo Care Kits that include fun items to keep people occupied during their treatment.

––– April–––

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Participants will learn about mental health awareness and the services that JFS provides. Create cards and notes with encouraging words and homemade stress-relieving kits that will be given to teen clients.

––– May–––

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Spring into Action with your family to build planter boxes and other fun projects that will help spruce up the homes of older adults in our community.