L'Shanah Tovah--Happy New Year!

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Guardianship Helps Voluntary Ward Prepare for Overseas Trip

Hina is a petite, tremendously resilient 92-year-old Japanese woman, who came to the United States after marrying an American Army serviceman following World War II. After her husband passed away, she continued to maintain a happy, modest living in South ...
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Photos: "Now Everyone Will Believe Me"

Here are more amazing photos of our Holocaust Survivors with their Commemorative Medals. It’s been a powerful and moving experience for the Holocaust Assistance Program’s care managers to present these to the survivors. One survivor, who has dementia, livened up ...
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Palm Beach Post: We need to help victims of suicide - the ones left behind

September is Suicide Awareness Month. Thank you to The Palm Beach Post for publishing ...
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This M4K Match Has All the Right Ingredients

When 13-year-old Sofie gets together to cook with her mentor Linda Hornsby, there’s bound to be fun on the menu, plus a little music! “We’ll go to Publix, buy ingredients and go back to her house to prep everything,” says Sofie. ...
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Holocaust Survivors Receive Commemorative Medals

Over the last few weeks, we’ve delivered Commemorative Medals to clients of our Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program. ...
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Palm Beach Daily News: Taking the Chai road-Major donors group raises $2.1M for family services

Thank you Palm Beach Daily News for ...
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Louise Shares How ElderCare360® Helped Her Cope with Husband's Dementia

I must say that I feel as though Alpert Jewish Family Service literally saved my life. I know this may sound like an exaggeration, but it’s true! When my beloved husband of 55 years was diagnosed with dementia, I thought I could handle the details of his care. As the ...
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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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LifePlanning® Nov 3, ‘22 Relationships Workshop

 
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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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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!