Category Archives: Legal Services

AmeriCorps members bring welcome skills to JF&CS

At Jewish Family & Children’s Service, we are fortunate to be able to secure the assistance and talent of many young adults through the AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps personnel work at JF&CS in several of our departments, and offer invaluable skills. … Continue reading

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You can help change the lives of refugees and immigrants in our region

We wish to thank so many of you for your generous offers to help new refugees coming to our country and region. Jewish Family & Children’s Service has been resettling refugees and supporting immigrants for decades in the Greater Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Honoring our social workers during National Social Work Appreciati​on Month

The month of March is National Social Work Appreciation Month, and as part of this month of appreciation for social workers everywhere, Jewish Family & Children’s Service would like to recognize the outstanding and tireless work of our social workers … Continue reading

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JF&CS honored for providing outstandin​g refugee and immigratio​n services

This past Sunday, JF&CS was recognized by the Somali Bantu Community Association of Pittsburgh for helping their community through our refugee and immigration departments. Aweys Mwaliya, president of the Somali Bantu Communication Association of Pittsburgh, presented Leslie Aizenman, JF&CS director … Continue reading

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More than 8,000 lives changed in 2013

At the end of every year we take time to reflect on the accomplishments of our agency, the work ahead of us and most importantly, the value of our generous and thoughtful donors, friends, funders, volunteers and community partners. With … Continue reading

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JF&CS helps low-income taxpayers as Tax Day approaches

Tax Day is right around the corner (April 15th), and it’s about time to gather our W-2 forms and income records and either sit down with our calculators or pass paperwork off to a knowledgeable accountant. But imagine having to … Continue reading

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Volunteering with JF&CS changes the lives of clients, and volunteers as well

Living the Mission: The Power of Pro Bono Staci A. Fonner How many people say they want to change the world? How many of us forget that we once said that too? And how many people have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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