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More options for older adults

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JFS Care at Home clients and their family members have direct access to additional older adult programs through Jewish Family Services of Greater Hartford. 

The following is a brief description of some of those services:

  • Counseling: individual counseling offered in the JFS West Hartford office, as well as in your home
  • Support Groups: sessions open to individuals coping with common concerns of aging; sessions are organized by the clinical staff based on demand
  • Volunteer Services: adult opportunities to contribute ones’ time and talent together with others as a volunteer for Jewish Family Services 
  • Friendly Visitors Program: companionship in your home provided by a JFS Friendly Visitor volunteer
  • Holocaust Survivor Assistance: supportive programs for Holocaust survivors
  • Kosher Food Pantry: Kosher food available, both perishable and non-perishable for those households experiencing need
  • Tara’s Closet: New and “like new” seasonal clothing for men, women and children in a boutique style setting available at no cost and by appointment only