Category Archives: Jewish Family & Children’s Service

What will potential changes to the Affordable Care Act and/or Medicaid mean for individuals living with disabilities and their families?

In partnership with Jewish Residential Services (JRS), Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) will co-host a community meeting to educate and discuss issues that affect people with disabilities as a result of potential changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) … Continue reading

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What’s Up at AgeWell Pittsburgh

Congratulations, AgeWell Pittsburgh! Congratulations to AgeWell Pittsburgh for being named as a finalist for this year’s 2017 Collaboration Prize. This is a national award given by The Foundation Center (funded by The Lodestar Foundation) designed to highlight exceptional permanent models … Continue reading

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Outstanding volunteer receives Jefferson Award

Volunteer Jeff Herzog keeps a sign posted above his desk listing the eight degrees of giving according to Jewish principles. The eighth, and highest, principle written on his sign says: “To help another to become self-supporting by means of a … Continue reading

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JF&CS bids farewell to long time leader Aryeh Sherman

As the Jewish community prepares for Rosh Hashanah (New Year) next week, JF&CS is preparing for a change in leadership. We say farewell to our President and CEO Aryeh Sherman after 17 years of service. And we begin our journey … Continue reading

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JF&CS Employee, once a refugee herself, honored by President Obama for service to refugee community

JF&CS is thrilled to announce that Bishnu is in Washington D.C. today, being honored by President Obama at an event celebrating refugees who have made outstanding contributions to their new communities across America. Approximately 120 representatives from local governments, NGOs, … Continue reading

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Meet Our Staff: Stefanie Small

JF&CS is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Stefanie Small from Clinical Services Supervisor to the position of Director of Clinical Services, which became effective July 1. She will add supervision of all psychological services, previously overseen by Dr. … Continue reading

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JF&CS Annual Meeting was very special this year

Last Thursday evening, more than 140 people attended JF&CS’s Annual Meeting, held this year at the Jewish Community Center. Thank you for this tremendous community support! Our Annual Meeting is a time to celebrate the achievements of the previous year, … Continue reading

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