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CORPORATE SUPPORT 2016

PATRON SPONSORS

 

  Advocate Sponsors

Sustainer Sponsors

Congregation Agudas Israel

 

 

 

Allegra Asheville - Charlotte Street | Logo

 

Contributor Sponsors

CASTLE GARDEN VILLAS

Judy Goloff

 

 

FUNDERS:

 

AFFILIATIONS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish Family Services of WNC, Inc. is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Charitable Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

 

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                    Jewish Family Services of WNC is a social service agency for the

                      people of Western North Carolina. Our comprehensive services

                      include mental health counseling, case management, an elder group,

                     caregiver support, a food pantry and much more.   Hope starts here.

Jewish Family Services of WNC

2 Doctors Park Suite E, Asheville, NC 28801

www.jfswnc.org    info@jfswnc.org    828.253.2900

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AT 

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES OF WNC

ELDER CLUB PROGRAM FACILITATOR

Facilitate a non-medical, structured social group program for older adults. Must have work experience assisting elders, some with dementia and physical challenges, in a group setting. Requires: strong organization and communication skills, activity planning, volunteer management. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree; knowledge of Jewish culture. 12-18 hrs/wk: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-3pm, plus planning time; Wednesdays being added soon. Submit resume ASAP or by 7/29 to: info@jfswnc.org No phone calls please!

To view the full job description, CLICK HERE

 

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JFS Wishes to Thank All of Our Volunteers!!!! 

JFS VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION RECEPTION

Thursday, June 30, 2016

 

Food, drinks, awards, & fun for all!

Everyone had a great time!

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JFS SpringFest 2016

was a great success! Thank you to all of our sponsors, auction donors, patrons, attendees and volunteers! We couldn't have done it without you!

Click here to see a list of springfest2016 volunteers & donors!

 
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Friends of JFS 2016

Thanks to everyone who donated to our Friends Campaign and helped us to exceed our goal of $15,000.00!  Thank you!

On behalf of JFS staff and all of our clients, we are so grateful for all your support year round!
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JFS Mental Health Counseling

JFS provides unique and integrated services that will engage you in identifying your needs, strengths, and goals. Regardless of your situation, we will help empower you to attain a better quality of life. 

While we are uniquely able to address issues and challenges specific to the Jewish experience, our services are open to people of all faiths, races, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, nationalities, and ages.  JFS is a small and intimate agency, offering a comfortable and safe experience for every person engaged in therapy with us.

Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker is also able to arrange to meet with clients in the home and in residential facilities for those who are unable to come to our offices. 

We specialize in treating depression, anxiety, parenting challenges, grief, trauma, adjustment disorders, relationship problems, stress management, healthy aging, and LGBT support.  Our approach is strengths-based and tailored to each unique individual we serve.  Our therapy sessions are safe, private, and confidential.  We will always meet you where you are.

JFS accepts Medicare & BCBSNC…please inquire about other insurance. Sliding scale fees are available based on income to those who are uninsured.

JFS Caregiver Group

The new JFS Caregiver Group meets beginning Thursday, April 26th from 11:00am to 12:00pm at JFS. Read more about the program.

For more information about the JFS Caregiver Group or our Mental Health services call (828)253-2900 or email Deborah Wood, LCSW: deborah@jfswnc.org

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JELF APPLICATION PERIOD FOR INTEREST-FREE LOANS

FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-17:

The application period is CLOSED for fall semester 2016.

The next application period is Sept 1-30, 2016 for spring semester 2017!!!

The Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF)

provides interest-free loans for higher education to Jewish Students.

For information or to start an application, visit the JELF website, www.jelf.org;  application@jelf.org or 770-396-3080 in Atlanta;

or contact info@jfswnc.org or 828-253-2900 in Asheville.

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PLEASE PARDON OUR WEBSITE LOOK AS WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF REVISING AND IMPROVING YOUR JFS WEBSITE EXPERIENCE! 

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Corporate Support

Please note the side bar on the left with our Corporate Supporters for JFS SpringFest 2016 and throughout the year. We thank them for their support!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our 2016 Friends of JFS campaign. Thanks also to everyone who directed their 2016 Federation pledge to JFS.    Additional donations are always welcome throughout the year!

TO SEE JFS PHOTOS AND THE JFS YEAR IN REVIEW, CLICK HERE

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Volunteer!

Contact anne@jfswnc.org or call 253-2900

 ext. 12 to learn more about volunteering at JFS!

Elder Club Volunteers Needed for all program days!

JFS offers volunteers an opportunity to assist in our rapidly growing Elder Club! Volunteers have a lot of fun while providing a wonderful service to Elder Club participants. Due to growing enrollment in the program on Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will be adding Wednesdays in August 2016!   But we can only do that if we have enough volunteers to assist our staff. If you would like to help out in the Club from 10:30am-2pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Wednesdays, please contact anne@jfswnc.org