Press
  • 12/15/17

    Jeffrey Toobin Brings Political Insight to Bala Cynwyd To Help Raise Dollars for JFCS’ Community Services

    BALA CYNWYD. Local residents were able to “Join the Conversation” with Jeffrey Toobin at a fundraising event held at The Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS.

  • 12/4/17

    2020 Mom & the Perinatal Mental Health Society Announce the Winners of the 2017 Maternal Mental Health Innovation Awards

    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 2020 Mom and the Perinatal Mental Health Society (PNMHS), with the generous support of Denver’s Zoma Foundation, proudly announce the three winners of the inaugural National Maternal Mental Health Innovation Awards program. 2020 Mom and the PNMHS created the annual Maternal Mental Health Innovation Awards to recognize impactful […]

  • 6/9/17

    JFCS Host Local Students to Read Original Poems Inspired by Life and Artwork of Holocaust Survivor Harry Somers

    WHAT: Teacher, Ms. Lise Marlow, winner of the 2006 National History Channel Teacher of the Year award, taught her sixth-grade class from the Elkins Park School in the Cheltenham School District about the Holocaust through the life and work of artist Harry Somers (see bio below). This yearlong project included creating poems that were published […]

  • 3/21/17

    TY PENNINGTON, POPULAR TV HOST/AUTHOR/DESIGNER, LEADS 3RD GRADE STUDENTS FROM CYNWYD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN “PAINT-BY-NUMBERS” ACTIVITY FOR MURAL BY THE NEW CHILDREN’S DE

    MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: FHPR – 215-627-0801 Sharla Feldscher, #101, cell 215-285-4868, sharla@fhpublicrelations.com Hope Horwitz, #102, cell 215-760-2884, hope@fhpublicrelations.com   TUESDAY, MARCH 21 – 2 TO 3 P.M. FOR NEW JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICE CENTER IN BALA CYNWYD   When:   Tuesday, March 21, 2017,  2 to 3 p.m. Where:  The new Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment […]

  • 3/21/17

    THE BARBARA AND HARVEY BRODSKY ENRICHRICHMENT CENTER … BEAUTIFUL NEW BALA CYNWYD HOME FOR JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICE OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA OPENS APRIL 3, 2017

    Bala Cynwyd, PA (March 10, 2017) — For 161 years, Jewish Family and Children Services (JFCS) of Greater Philadelphia has assisted countless individuals and families in the Philadelphia region at every stage of life. And, now these services will be much more convenient to those in the western suburbs as the new Barbara and Harvey […]

  • 4/1/16

    HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS SHARE STORIES FOR GENERATIONS TO COME AT A PRE-PASSOVER SEDER

    WHAT: Our regions’ Holocaust Survivors and their families are expected to attend JFCS’ Pre-Passover Seder. Guests will enjoy a Seder led by Adath Israel’s Rabbi Eric Yanoff, engage with JFCS volunteers of all ages, discuss the meaning of Passover, along with dancing and entertainment by the Ken Ulansey. This year, we honor the stories of […]

  • 12/1/15

    Local Synagogue Builds Bikes to Make a Special Holiday For Jewish Family and Children’s Service Foster Care Children

    Families will purchase and assemble bicycles for foster children ages 7-15 years old who are supported by Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia.

  • 9/8/15

    Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia Recognized by HRC For Commitment to Supporting LGBTQ Youth and Families

    Agency To Receive “Seal of Recognition” for Leadership in Supporting and Serving LGBT Youth and Families

  • 7/9/15

    Author Laura Nicole Diamond Donates a Portion of Book Revenue to Benefit JFCS

    Demonstrating her support of the Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) of Greater Philadelphia, Diamond will donate a percentage of sales from the book, Shelter Us, to the JFCS.

  • 5/15/15

    CEO Paula Goldstein Receives AJFCA Leadership Award and Agency Recipient of Humanitarian Award

    This award honors the efforts of individuals who work have worked for more than 20 years in the Jewish Communal Service field and tirelessly for their local agencies.

  • 5/8/15

    Stacy Hanak Receives the JFCS Fran Kane Award

    Stacy is a valuable and skilled associate of the Individual and Family Services Department. Stacy carries not only a caseload of counseling cases, but also provides care management services to some very at-risk people in our community.

  • 2/5/15

    JFCS Launches New Evaluation And Assessment Services for individuals with Special Needs

    Through a new collaboration with Discover My Potential, LLC (DMP), JFCS can now provide psychological and psychoeducational evaluations for children, teens and adults.

  • 11/20/14

    Jewish Family and Children’s Service’s Center for Special Needs Collaborates with A.J. Drexel Autism Institute to Create Quality of Life Tool for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    JFCS’ Center for Special Needs is thrilled to announce a collaboration with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute to develop and pilot a standardized Quality of Life assessment tool to be used with adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • 9/24/14

    Greater Philadelphia citizens with disabilities are living in poverty unable to make ends meet

    It is hard enough to find a job in today’s world, when you add a disability that situation is magnified. In our region, one out of every four persons with a disability is living in poverty.

  • 7/10/14

    2014 Fran Kane Memorial Award Given to Zakiyyah Snead

    Zakiyyah exemplifies the characteristics sought for the Fran Kane award.

  • 6/13/14

    JFCS Participated in the Philly Pride March

    Over 173 organizations participated in the Philly Pride March, 11 of which were faith-based.