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Alpert JFS Continues Domestic Abuse Support During Month Dedicated to Awareness

October has been designated Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. For many, home is anything but a sanctuary during COVID-19; we have seen a spike in the incidence of abuse and violence. Lockdowns may have ended with Florida’s Phase 3 Reopening, but the abuse will not stop, and ...
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Everyone Can Benefit from Honest Discussions About Mental Health and Suicide

Alpert JFS is devoted to destigmatizing mental illness, addiction and suicide, and debunking myths attached to those with mental health challenges, so those affected can feel more comfortable seeking help and support. This month, National Suicide Prevention Month, the ...
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Meet Kelley Whiter, Alpert JFS Chief Development Officer

Alpert JFS is pleased to welcome Kelley Whiter as Chief Development Officer. She will be responsible for all fundraising and development activities, and furthering the agency’s mission of providing help and hope to people of all ages and faiths at the most challenging times ...
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Alpert JFS Welcomes Whitney Cherner, Jewish Community Career Services (JCCS) Director

Newly launched JCCS Supports All Community Members Whitney Cherner, LCSW, MSW, has joined Alpert JFS to lead the Jewish Community Career Services (JCCS) department, to help experienced job-seekers find their next job, and local businesses and non-profits find their next ...
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Monthly Event for Holocaust Survivors Goes Virtual!

Seniors Embrace Technology to Stay Together While Apart Before the current COVID-19 heath crisis and recommended social isolation for seniors, Alpert JFS provided monthly “Eat & Schmooze” ...
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Addressing More Frequent, More Severe, More Dangerous At-Home Violence

Home should be where life plays out, joyfully. Unfortunately for two local-area sisters, their mother’s home is where their lives ended at the hands of an ex-boyfriend of one. Family members of shooting victims Sofia and Rebeca Davila want to spread awareness about ...
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Why Was This Year’s Annual Meeting Different Than All Other Annual Meetings?

This year has been a year like no other. One of the many ways Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) and Melvin J. & Claire Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service (Levine JRFS) adapted was taking its Annual Meeting virtual. The theme of ...
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Caring for Holocaust Survivors During COVID-19

Nothing keeps Alpert JFS from caring for our Holocaust Survivors. While Holocaust Survivors in central and northern Palm Beach County have counted on JFS’ for a wide array of services, from meal delivery and ...
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Giving Back as We Move Forward: Our Caring Community

Our caring community of the Greater Palm Beaches knows no bounds! The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) chapter in the gated community of Valencia Shores in Boynton Beach recently opened their hearts and checkbooks to help support our Kosher Food Pantry and meal delivery ...
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The Kind Kitchen and Alpert JFS: Delivering Goodness

Passover marked the beginning of a beautiful relationship between The Kind Kitchen of Palm Beach and Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service, with the caterer’s volunteers delivering home-cooked holiday meals. Recently, we joined forces in a new initiative, with the ...
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Mentoring 4 Kids Match Celebrates “Lucky 7” Milestone

Sam and Steve are a mentee and mentor, respectively, in the Judith & Jack Rosenberg Mentoring 4 Kids (M4K) program, part of Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS). They’ve been a dynamic duo for seven years now, having the special distinction of ...
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Alpert JFS Observes Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)

We Remember. In a twist of fate, this year’s Alpert JFS Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) tribute to the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, and the heroism of the Jewish resistance of the period, was celebrated online. ...
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The Importance of Recreation, Socialization and Life Skills

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Finding Meaningful & Gainful Employment Workshop

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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!