These are real accounts of courage, resourcefulness, and hope—qualities shared by so many of our clients who are working hard to accomplish their goals and move forward.
Even though volunteering is different during COVID-19, the Jarvis family has discovered the joys of giving back.
Crystal, Kellan, and their two kids were homeless for years. The Safe Parking Program helped them find stable housing.
After leaving an abusive marriage, Loretta found safety and a sense of community in the Safe Parking Program.
The Life Lessons Project is documenting the experiences and memories of 44 Holocaust Survivors living in San Diego.
Despite being 50 years apart, Golan has brought warmth and adventure into Joann’s life as she battles cancer.
A fixed income and the cost of living make it difficult for Bill to cover household expenses. That’s where we come in.
A family is reunited through the JFS Desert Vista Permanent Supportive Housing program.
Issues like homelessness can feel bigger than any one of us. Learn how we are working together to help families establish the foundations they can build on.
Meet the industrious high schooler behind the gleaning project at JFS.
For Alan, it’s all about building a better future for his family.
A life-changing partnership with Dreams for Change.
75 years after his 13th birthday, we celebrated with Lazar at the Balboa Avenue Older Adults Center.
Learn how volunteers Louis and George are helping to shape the future of our community for generations to come
There is no manual for growing up. But sometimes a dedicated mentor is even better.
To leave your homeland in search of a better life is to embark on a challenging journey marked by anxiety, sacrifice, and hard work.
Every day, the JFS Team helps individuals and families access critical services.
Carol Anne, who receives home-delivered healthy meals through JFS’s Foodmobile, left us a heartfelt message last week on her birthday. We would like to share it with you…
Meet Maria and her best friend in this heartwarming story from SDRRN.
Families are still turning to JFS for assistance every day – many for the first time. Meet one of these families.
Please take a moment to enjoy Ruth reading her heartwarming poem entitled JFS — Thank You.
Briseida, a JFS client, was recently released from the Otay Mesa ICE Detention Facility, where over 200 people have tested positive for COVID-19.
Every week, we deliver an average of 30,000 meals to isolated older adults.
There are more than 700,000 DACA recipients in the United States. We would like you to meet one.
See how Music & Memory uses music to connect persons living with dementia to happy memories and positive feelings.
Amie spent time in our Safe Parking Program where she discovered supportive services and a community that made a huge difference in her efforts to get back into permanent housing.
After many years of involvement as a JFS Board Member, Nadja Kauder reflects on the ways that the agency’s Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center has become a source of support for her and her husband, Manny, now living with Alzheimer’s.
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