Alpert JFS Psychologist Helps Young Mother Overcome Mental Health Challenges and Rebuild Relationships  

Sarah is a 34-year-old woman who embarked on a transformative journey when she started therapy with JFS back in 2016. Sarah’s life was plagued by erratic moods and unstable relationships, leaving her estranged from her own mother and her 18-month-old son. The gravity of ...
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JFS Care Manager Helps Senior Regain Their Independence and Routine

Rochelle is a 65-year-old woman who has been receiving services from Alpert Jewish Family Service for nearly 15 years. She receives subsidy care management, psychiatry, counseling, friendly visitor and food pantry services, Meals on Wheels, and chore service. She has limited ...
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Ruth Albert z”l: The Powerful Impact of a Philanthropic Legacy

Sometimes actions speak louder than words. Such is the case with Ruth Albert z”l, who, upon her passing in 2021, left a generous bequest to Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service.  Ruth and her late husband Herman or “Hy,” as he was known to friends, ...
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2023 Annual Meeting

We are so inspired by Tuesday night’s joyful celebration. Over 100 people attended the 2023 Annual Meeting of Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) and Melvin J. & Claire Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service (Levine JRFS). The night’s ...
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Meet Your Quarterback of Care: Allison Shevlin

As a passionate New York Giants fan, Allison Shevlin is fond of using football analogies to describe ...
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Annual Residential Passover Seder

Residents of our Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service Apartment Program, along with their families, volunteers, and staff celebrated a special Passover seder led by Rabbi Bernie Eisenman and with musical accompaniment by our Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Elaine ...
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First Annual Recovery Seder

Last week was our first Recovery Seder at Temple Judea in Palm Beach Gardens. About 70 people attended. The Seder was led by Carolyn Yasuna, our Jewish Addiction Outreach Program Director, Rabbi Feivel Strauss, and Cantor Abbie Strauss from Temple Judea. It was a lovely ...
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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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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!