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Caring for Our Holocaust Survivors

JFS and Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC) are pleased to announce a new partnership to serve Greater Vancouver’s Holocaust Survivor community. Beginning January 2022, JFS will administer both the socialization and social services Claims Conference Grants, which have traditionally been split between the two organizations. This move consolidates the work of managing and reporting the […]

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JFS Covid-19 Safety Plan

JFS is working hard to keep everyone safe and healthy so we can continue to provide services to the community. Effective until January 30, we are instituting the following Covid-19 Safety Guidelines: For everyone working in The Kitchen (staff and volunteers): You will need to wear N95 or KN95 masks. JFS will supply masks for

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Take Action on Homelessness

What Can I Do? Learn about the causes of homelessness and what it includes eg. living on the street, in shelters, cars, couch surfing, etc. Challenge your beliefs associated with homelessness. Many people who are homeless are not struggling with addictions or severe mental health issues. Read the report published by the JFS Client Advisory

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Addiction Counselling Services at JFS

JFS Clients are now able to see Jewish Addiction Community Services (JACS) counsellors at The Kitchen by appointment. The JFS health protocols in place include health screening, hand sanitization and masks.  JACS is a compassionate, Jewish-informed organization, providing guidance, education, and recovery services that reduce the effects of addiction on families and individuals in Vancouver. JACS Vancouver provides:

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Moishe’s Farm Retreat

Calling all Jewish young adults! Are you a socially conscious foodie & adventurer? Join us in the heart of the Okanagan to explore local food, build new friendships and deepen your thinking on sustainability.  Includes: Hands-on Jewish farming Discussion about food systems, land, and sustainability Hiking, rivers, star-filled skies Cooking farm-fresh meals together Facilitated by

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We Are Moving!

Our JFS office move is underway. We will be moving to two new office spaces over the next two months to accommodate our growing food, counselling and care management services. Our main agency and ALL staff phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same. Tel: 604-257-5151 Fax: 604-257-5148 Email: [email protected] NEW HEAD OFFICE & JFS MAILING ADDRESS 320-2285 Clark Drive

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