Advocating in Tallahassee

Recently, Alpert Jewish Family Service CEO Marc Hopin and Development Officer for Government Affairs Maxine Sonnenschein visited Florida’s state capital, Tallahassee to advocate for House Bill 269 on Antisemitism and to participate in ...
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Food Pantry Deliveries Help Family Regain Financial Footing

Cheryl and Dan both had good jobs in hotel sales before the pandemic. They and their two children enjoyed a very stable and comfortable life. But with meetings and functions canceled, they found themselves downsized. Luckily, they had savings to fall back on for several ...
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Alpert JFS Remembers Claire Levine z"l

Dear Friends & Neighbors, It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Claire Levine z”l one of the leaders of this Jewish community and namesake of our Melvin J. & Claire Levine Jewish Residential & Family ...
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Federation's mosaic: Alpert JFS Addressing Mental Health Needs of Our Community

Alpert JFS CEO Marc Hopin and Chief Clinical and Impact Officer Dr. Elaine Rotenberg guest on the latest edition of Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s TV news magazine mosaic. They discuss how Alpert JFS is addressing ...
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Watch Us Sunday, Feb. 26 on Federation TV Program mosaic

“What we work really hard to do is to realize that we sometimes only have one touch with somebody. We sometimes get one phone call, and then it’s our job to…get somebody to all of the pieces of help that they might need.” — Dr. Elaine Rotenberg, AJFS Chief ...
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Holocaust Survivors Share Stories with Limestone Creek 5th Graders

Last week, three of our Holocaust survivors, Evelyn Grapek, Marie Steinaway, and Alex Metzger, visited Limestone Creek Elementary School in Jupiter to share their stories with nearly 200 fifth-grade ...
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Discussing the Importance of Mental Health Programs in Tallahassee

February 8th was Behavioral Health Day at the State Capital. Together, Alpert Jewish Family Service, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, JFS of Broward ...
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Raising more than $568,000, this year's 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Evening surpassed the fundraising for any previous event in the agency's history.

Thank you to all who joined us on Sunday, February 5, for our 19th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Evening at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Nearly 400 guests came together to celebrate the life-changing impact of Ferd & Gladys Alpert ...
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Mazel Tov to our 10th Annual No Excuse for Abuse Poster & Poetry Contest Winners

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Holocaust Survivors Enjoy Social Time, Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Alpert JFS Holocaust team, with help from Amicable Homecare, produced a beautiful Eat & Schmooze social for over 50 of our Russian and Ukrainian survivors. With the conference room ...
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Mentoring 4 Kids Featured on WPTV and WFLX

Thank you WPTV/NBC and WFLX/FOX for airing these segments about the Alpert JFS Mentoring 4 Kids program!  Click the box below to watch the video. If you are interested in becoming a Mentoring 4 Kids volunteer, please call (561) 684-1991 or
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Shear Family Foundation Renews Support of AJFS Food Insecurity Initiatives

Alpert Jewish Family Service is pleased to announce we’ve received a second $250,000 grant from the Shear Family Foundation to help fund the expansion of our food ...
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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!