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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  |

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Our Accomplishments

JFS Makes a Difference: July 2017 – June 2018

  • 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 500 donors contributed more than 1,800 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.

  • Holocaust Survivors:  226 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 18 different community-based organizations.  In nearly 13 years Knitzvah has created over 27,000 items.

  • Resettlement:  We gave 46 refugees from Iran, Russia, Afghanistan, new lives and a fresh start in America.  All in all, we helped welcome and protect 874 refugees and asylees through a variety of services this past year!

  • Vocational ESL/Employment:  70 VESL students improved their English skills.  69 adults got their first jobs in America, and became economically self-sufficient.

Your support helps JFS SV
transform lives and restore hope.