Holocaust Survivor Services

Through our Holocaust Survivor Services, we offer services and social events for Holocaust survivors and their families:

  • Café Europa: These once a month gatherings at Congregation Beth Jacob are held the last Monday of the month and include a catered lunch and entertainment. Transportation is available upon request. The events and transportation are free for all Holocaust Survivors. All Holocaust Survivors are welcome to attend.
  • Supportive Counseling: Licensed Clinical Social Workers provide supportive counseling services to Holocaust survivors in their own home. These services are generally Medicare reimbursable.
  • Case Management: Specially trained case managers provide in- home visits to assess needs and help link clients to services such as transportation and homecare.
  • Essential In-Home Services: Through grants from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the Holocaust Survivor Support Fund, eligible Holocaust Survivors may qualify for essential services such as home care, house cleaning, home-delivered meals, transportation, medical equipment, adult day care and assistance in paying for prescriptions and medical and dental care.
  • Friendly Visitors Program: Through One Good Deed, volunteers are matched with Holocaust Survivors. Volunteers visit twice a month and can provide support by helping run errands, shopping excursions, cooking together or simply by visiting.
  • Home Safety Evaluations and Modifications: Through a grant from the Jewish Federations of North America Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care, home safety evaluations and modifications are available to eligible survivors.
  • Health & Wellness: Through a grant from the Jewish Federations of North America Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care, health & wellness presentations and individual health & wellness session are available through our Health Power Initiative (HPI).
  • Child Survivor Support Group: This group meets quarterly and is for child survivors, i.e. people that were children during the Holocaust.
  • Common Threads Discussion Group: Once a quarter, JF&CS holds a discussion group for children of Holocaust Survivors which is facilitated by licensed social workers and the Program Manager of Holocaust Survivor Services.
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Holocaust Survivor Services are supported by a grant from the JFNA Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care

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