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Jewish Family Services is proud to offer social services on-site at Chai House. These services are open to everyone at Chai House, regardless of religious background.

JFS Services On-Site at Chai House Include:

  • Case management: assistance with public applications such as medical, homecare, Social Security, Medicare, and food stamps; and other relevant assistance such as transportation and food assistance
  • Referrals to resources in the community
  • Counseling for grief, caregiver stress, life changes, family and relationship problems; and support with daily challenges
  • Support groups: grief, caregiver support and adjusting to aging

For more information, go to JFS@Chai House website . . .

JFS@Chai House Staff Include:

Sumi Kamiya, MSW
Sumi specializes in senior issues and mental health, and is

fluent in English, Spanish and Japanese.

Sumi can be reached at or (408) 947-7256
Sumi’s direct line, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday:  (408) 785-0311

Caroline Golpashin, BA

Caroline is an experienced case manager. She is fluent in English, Assyrian and Farsi.

Caroline can be reached at Chai House at (408) 947-7256, or at

Current Office Hours for Sumi and Caroline:

Mon – Tues – Wed:     10am-5pm
Friday:                            10am -3:30pm.  Appointment Preferred
Thursday:                      By Appointment Only

Sumi’s direct line, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday:  (408) 785-0311

JFS@Chai House

Chai House resident with his daughter at Sweet New Year celebration.

Sumi Kamiya


of JFS@Chai House

Caroline Golpashin

Chai House

Case Manager

Caroline and Sheri at Sweet New Year celebration at Chai House.

Mindy, Merlene and Chai House resident at Sweet New Year celebration.

JFS@Chai House

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