Caring for an Aging Richmond

An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day in the U.S. When Boomers get together, conversations often turn to caring for their aging parents,...

JFS holds 172nd Annual Meeting

Jewish Family Services celebrated our 172nd Annual Meeting this year on June 15. A year’s experience with Zoom showed: the brisk meeting zoomed by, with...

Partnership for Behavioral Health in the East End

Ever since JFS’ predecessor, the Ladies Hebrew Association, added “Benevolent” to their name and began serving the community beyond its own members, we have...

JFS staff is dreaming of Summer!

The days are longer, the weather is getting warmer, and the flowers are blooming! The JFS staff is dreaming of summer – especially the...

JFS Connecting Hearts partnering with CBS 6

May is National Foster Care Month, and JFS Connecting Hearts is partnering again with CBS 6 on a multimedia awareness campaign! Keep an eye...

Zipporah Cohen honored

During this past Women’s History Month, JFS honored the woman who inspired us through the challenges of the last year – Zipporah Cohen, the...

In-Home Aides honored by JFS

As we arrive at the anniversary of the pandemic, JFS is humbled by the exceptional compassion, dedication, and care our In-Home Care Aides have...

JFS: Proud history for more than 170 years

When Fanny Heller Straus took office in 1849 as the first president of the Ladies’ Chebrah, there were no telephones, no cars, no televisions...

Mental health tools for a new year

In the last few months of 2020, JFS Counseling was invited to host mental health “check-ins” for students involved with Hillel at Virginia Tech,...

JFS Connecting Hearts had a busy fall!

Between the Virtual Bowling Ball awareness-and fundraiser and November’s “A Hand to Hold” media campaign, we have been busy sharing the stories of children...