JFS is a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works with over 5,000 people within the Metrowest and Greater Boston regions each year, targeting at-risk families, individuals, immigrants, and elders aging in place. Dedicated to standing up for those left behind, JFS is:
~ Increasing the ability of frail elders to maximize independence and quality of life as they navigate the challenges that come with aging
~ Accelerating academic achievement and pathways to college for low-income and first-generation students
~ Providing safety, hope and opportunity for refugees victimized by world conflict
~ Advancing equity with comprehensive assistance that empowers immigrant families to succeed
~ Reducing poverty in our community with case management, basic needs assistance and employment readiness support
~ Building families through adoption
JFS provides the tools to meet life’s obstacles to stabilize during a crisis and optimally achieve self-sufficiency, strengthen lives, improve wellbeing, and build a stronger community. JFS’ sound fiscal management practices have earned it a 4-star rating (score=100!) from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. To learn more about JFS or to view the 2018 Report to the Community, visit http://www.jfsmw.org/.