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For over a century Jewish Family Service of St. Paul has been a lifeline to people in need. We offer programs to individuals and families to assist them in obtaining the skills and resources they need to meet life’s challenges with dignity.

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JFS Seeks Candidates for Leadership Position

With the impending retirement of our beloved colleague Chris Rosenthal, we have begun the search for a new Director of Aging Services. The purpose of the position is to supervise staff and services of the Aging and Disability Services Department. The primary qualifications for the position include: Master’s degree in social work or RN licensed […]

B'Yachad

Help Wanted For the Annual B’Yachad Gift Program

B’Yachad means “together” in Hebrew, and JFS is pleased to continue its annual tradition of coming together with the community to provide JFS clients and other referred individuals in need with gifts to let them know they are being thought of during the holiday season. In keeping with our commitment to respond to the needs of both the […]

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Senior Care Services

Do My Parents Need to Move?

November 17, 2019 / 10:00am - 11:30am

Learn more about what it means to age-in-place, how to find senior housing and the mystery of successful downsizing.

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Grief Support Group

November 20, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home West, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nur

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

November 25, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

December 4, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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B'Yachad and Brews

B’Yachad & Brews

December 5, 2019 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Us for the 3rd Annual B’Yachad and Brews on Thursday, December 5th! We'll meet at Target at the Quarry in Northeast Minneapolis, 1650 New Br

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 9, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Grief Support Group

December 18, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home West, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nur

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 23, 2019 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, JFS facilitates a dementia caregiver support group for people who are providin

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Each year, we assist thousands of people who face the most ordinary and extraordinary circumstances in their lives. This short video highlights four examples of how we help people navigate life’s challenges.