COUNSELING & SUPPORT GROUPS
At certain points in our lives, each of us will likely face psychological difficulties or life challenges. Our professional staff of experienced, licensed therapists can help you navigate life’s twists and turns, enabling you to gain emotional strength and insight. Adult, child, adolescent, family, and couples counseling are available at convenient day and evening hours. Most third-party insurances are accepted. Tell Me More
FAMILY ASSISTANCE & FOOD PANTRIES
When families find themselves in a time of struggle, they can find help through the JFCS Rhona Fischer Family Assistance Program. With the utmost compassion and care, our dedicated staff helps to find effective solutions by providing support, resources, counseling, and case management. We strive to empower individuals, as well as families, to take control of their finances, and become economically self sufficient. Our domestic abuse program Project SARAH (Stop Abusive Relationships at Home) provides services to support victims and their families, while our three Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantries offer nonperishable food and personal care items to individuals and families in need. We also offer veterans transportation and assistance, free legal / financial consultations, and more.
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Our 60+ Services Program is designed to meet the complex needs of aging adults and their families. We provide affordable services which allow seniors to live independently and age in place safely, with comfort and dignity. Services include case management, individual counseling, nursing assessments, health monitoring, personal/companion care, homemaker services, catered home delivered meals, transportation, LGBT groups, and veterans assistance. The Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program provides financial support for home care services to eligible clients in need. Additionally, Café Europa gives Holocaust Survivors opportunities to connect with one another at social and cultural events. Tell Me More
Our Special Needs Program is committed to enhancing the quality of life of individuals with disabilities. Our programs are developed based on the philosophy that every individual is treated with respect and dignity and has the right to a life of self determination. We offer employment services, culinary training, enrichment day programs, social/recreational opportunities to assist individuals with leading meaningful lives. Our goal is to develop programs and services for individuals with disabilities so that they can achieve their highest potential and lead independent and fulfilled lives as members of our community. JFCS is an approved Supported Employment vendor with the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) and the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). Tell Me More
Volunteering at JFCS offers you the chance to expand and enrich the lives of those who are vulnerable and in need of help; gain a feeling of personal pride, satisfaction, and accomplishment; feel an increased sense of commitment to your local community; and receive love, warmth, and appreciation from those you assist. Opportunities include becoming a friendly visitor, delivering meals, driving clients to essential appointments, patient advocacy, special needs client assistance, or helping out in our food pantries. There is something for everyone. Tell Me More