A community leader empowering people to achieve fulfilling lives.
Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts provides exceptional social services, grounded in Jewish values, to support individuals and families from diverse religious, cultural and economic backgrounds.
Our programs strengthen our community by strengthening the individual–from resettling refugee families, to supporting New Americans to become self-sufficient, counseling young adults through life’s transitions, equipping older adults to age well, protecting elders from abuse, leading caregiver support groups, and helping individuals enhance their Jewish connections.
Enriching the quality of life for individuals in the Jewish community of Western Massachusetts.
Serving the unique needs of older adults, their families, and/or caregivers.
Supporting individual and family resilience.
Helping refugees resettle and thrive in our community.
Citizenship & Immigration
Assisting immigrants and refugees to become US Citizens.
Engaging community members, offering internships, and placement for AmeriCorps staff, to help our newest neighbors succeed.
JFS Prepares to Welcome More Families
*Photo Evy Mages for HIAS, Waiting 6 Years for a Hug, click here for full story.
JFS Welcomes it's Biggest Summer Intern Cohort Ever!
JFS Surpasses 110 Chromebooks Distributed!
JFS, Soccer without Borders and Springfield College Host Soccer Clinic for Refugee and Immigrant Youth
JFS has partnered with Soccer without Borders and Springfield College to host a first-of-its-kind soccer clinic in Springfield. The week-long clinic will be held June 28th – July 2nd from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Springfield College for 50 refugee and immigrant Springfield high school students. Click here for more information.