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Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Telephone: (408) 556-0600  |  Fax: (408) 551-0091  |  jfs@jfssv.org


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JFS Makes a Difference: July 2018 – June 2019


  • Food Assistance Program:  Over 1000 people – single parent families, holocaust survivors, frail seniors, disabled adults, refugees, and unemployed adults – experienced less food insecurity through kosher food packages, Shabbat meals, fresh vegetables, supermarket gift cards and breakfasts.


  • Embrace-A-Family:  Over 600 donors contributed more than 2000 Hanukkah gifts to needy people in our community.


  • Aging With Dignity:  Nearly 2000 seniors benefited from case management, home care, ESL classes, social/cultural clubs, emergency assistance, care giver support, and more.


  • JFS@Chai House:  Our branch office at Chai House offered counseling, holiday celebrations, case management, workshops, food and more to 104 Chai House residents.


  • Holocaust Survivors:  225 survivors stayed longer at home through medical/food assistance; home care; and received claims reparations.


  • Knitzvah:  120 Knitzvah volunteers created 3,400 beautiful items of clothing and care for preemies, cancer patients, isolated seniors, soldiers, migrant workers, recently arrived refugees, foster youth and families from 31 different community-based organizations.  In nearly 13 years Knitzvah has created over 27,000 items.



  • Resettlement:  We gave 39 refugees from around the world, new lives and a fresh start in America.  All in all, we helped welcome and protect 574 refugees and asylees through a variety of services this past year!


  • Vocational ESL/Employment:  71 VESL students improved their English skills.  65 adults got their first jobs in America, and became economically self-sufficient.



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transform lives and restore hope.

Our Accomplishments