Dr. Willy Philias Joins Alpert JFS Psychiatry Team

Alpert JFS is excited to announce that Psychiatrist Willy Philias, M.D., is now a member of our Behavioral Health Team. Dr. Philias says there are four professions young ...
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Career Connections Job Fair Is April 28

If you’re looking for a job in the Jewish community, Career Connections may be able to help! Join us on Thu, April 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s headquarters, the Jack, Joseph & Mort Mandel Building for a job ...
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Mental Health Month Kick-Off

Mental Health Month Kick Off! Friday, April 29, 2022 9:00 – 11:00 ...
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Synagogue, Congregants Raise Money To Support Agency's Food Program

by Sergio Carmona Jewish Journal, April 8, 2022 Money raised through an ongoing partnership between a synagogue and a Jewish social services agency is providing food to vulnerable individuals and families in Palm Beach County who face food insecurity. Since ...
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Happy Passover!

The war in Ukraine is heartbreaking. The death and destruction is tragic. Millions of Ukrainians are being forced from their homes. Some are Jewish, including Holocaust Survivors who are fleeing from their homes for a second time. All are now refugees in a foreign ...
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Jewish Journal Previews Passover Food Deliveries

  South Florida Jewish organizations are delivering Passover meals to families in need, Holocaust survivors and other homebound seniors throughout the next few weeks leading up to the holiday, which begins on the evening of April 15. Ferd & Gladys Alpert ...
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The Coastal Star: "Meet Your Neighbor: Ellie Hart"

“So, I went to Alpert Jewish Family Services offering my services two days a week. I learned the organization’s programs, became an AmeriCorps volunteer, and did outreach to veterans. Through someone I met at a lecture, I had the opportunity to accompany a female ...
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Chag Purim Sameach from Marc D. Hopin

As we are about to celebrate the holiday of Purim, we recognize its increased significance given recent world events. Megilat Esther (The Book of Esther) tells the story of Esther, the wife of a Persian king who hid the fact that she was Jewish. As the story goes, Haman, ...
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WPTV Interview with Irwin Lebow

WPTV NBC’s Tania Rogers interviewed Emeritus Alpert Jewish Family Service Board Member Irwin Lebow about his milestone 100th birthday and the campaign he’s mounted to raise $100,000 for his Project H.O.P.E. fund through Alpert Jewish Family Service. There’s ...
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Radio Show Highlights Addiction and Mental Health First Aid Programs

Carolyn Yasuna, Jewish Addiction Outreach & Support Program Director and Cindy Wides,
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No Excuse for Abuse Surpasses $300,000 Goal!

Alpert JFS is proud to announce that we surpassed the $300,000 fundraising goal set for our 18th Annual “No Excuse for Abuse” Virtual Evening. The event, now in its 18th or “Chai” year, raises money to support our
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Jewish Journal -- Claims Conference Allocates Money To Agencies To Benefit Holocaust Survivors

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LifePlanning® Zoom Workshop: ABLE Accounts & Special Needs Trusts

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18th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Virtual Evening

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3rd Annual Never Again Holocaust Survivors Benefit

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Alpert JFS Community Impact

More than 50,000 hours of mental health services.

More than 140,000 visits to ease the lives of Holocaust Survivors.

More than 65,000 hours of companionship, rides and assistance for the elderly.

In excess of 220,000 hours supporting adults with special needs and their families.

Over 7,000 phone calls.

About Alpert Jewish Family Services

Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service of Palm Beach County, Inc. (Alpert JFS) is a nationally-accredited and recognized leader providing services supporting seniors, adults, children and their families. Serving Palm Beach County since 1974, Alpert JFS is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization with a reputation for delivering high-quality, professional care to help members of the community during challenging times in their lives.

Our services address the well-being of children and families, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs. These services include psychiatry; counseling; case management and care coordination; guardianship; a companionship program; domestic abuse services; support groups; specialized services for Holocaust Survivors and premier residential programming for adults with special needs.

Our multi-faceted, comprehensive approach to caring for individuals and families is the reason why so many choose Alpert JFS as the place to enhance their well-being and help them thrive. We are home to over 175 skilled professionals, working as one team, in one place, as one family!