Single Mom With Autistic Son Reaches Out For Help

Darlene is a single mother of four children. One of them, her teenage son John, is on the autism spectrum. Darlene struggles with managing John’s behavior, and fears for his safety. She reached out to Alpert Jewish Family Service for ...
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Mentoring Success Story: Howard And Jacob Bond Over Cars And More

For Howard Mellman and his mentee, Jacob, it’s all about cars! When he was younger, Jacob collected and built model cars, and Howard raced them semi-professionally for 15 years. Since they were matched through the
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Client Grateful For Wraparound Services of Alpert JFS

Susan is a longtime client of Alpert JFS, who meets regularly with Psychiatrist Dr. James Thompson. With child support as her only income, she ...
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Jewish Voice Recaps Alpert JFS 2022 Annual Meeting

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988 Suicide Prevention Dialing Code Starts July 16

Starting tomorrow, July 16, 2022, everyone in the United States can dial 988 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Calling, texting, or chatting 988 connects individuals with counselors that are part of the existing
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5 Essential Tips For A Successful Food Drive

Volunteer Margie Feldman recently mobilized a successful food drive at Coral Lakes, the large 55+ community where she lives with her husband Michael. Her efforts brought in much needed donations, replenishing the shelves of
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Alpert JFS Partners With MAZON: A Jewish Response To Hunger

The following story appeared in both The Gateway Gazette and the South Florida Jewish Journal. A West Palm Beach-based Jewish social service agency has formed a partnership with a national organization which fights to end hunger among people of all faiths and ...
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Food Insecurity Explained On Radio Show

Food Insecurity is an often misunderstood and underestimated problem that impacts many people that you may not expect. Belinda Lasky, Director of Volunteer Leadership for Alpert Jewish Family Service, recently joined Scott Greenberg on his radio show, “OMG I’m ...
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Holocaust Survivor Day

In honor of Holocaust Survivor Day, over 60 survivors joined together at
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Meet Tamika Raleigh, Alpert JFS Domestic Abuse Program Director

“A big part of who I am is giving back and building community,” says Tamika Rawleigh, who recently relocated to Florida from Brooklyn, New York to join Alpert Jewish Family Service as its new
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Mental Health First Aid: Lifesaving You Didn't Learn In School

This recent Op-Ed authored by Cindy Wides, Alpert JFS Director of Mental Health First Aid & Community Outreach, continues to spread the word about the premiere mental health education, training, and support Alpert JFS provides to the Palm Beach County ...
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Alpert JFS Mental Health First Aid Integral To Breakers Wellness Program

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LifePlanning® In-Person Special Early Rosh Hashana Program At The Beach

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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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Resources

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!