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

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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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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 sumik@jfssv.org 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 carolineg@jfssv.org

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.