Assemblymember Nazarian, Senator Hertzberg & Jewish Family Service LA Celebrate $5.7 Million to Expand Life-Saving Food Program
Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks) and Senator Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) celebrated California’s $5.7 million 2021 budget allocation to expand Jewish Family Service LA’s SOVA Community Food & Resource Program (JFS SOVA) in Van Nuys on Thursday.
JFS Arts, Wellness, and Engagement Program (AWE) for Older Adults Gets Creative
Through Zoom, program coordinators have been able to offer a mix of interesting new content to AWE members including virtual museum tours, educational talks, cooking classes, art classes, monthly musical performances, monthly opera series, and more.
JFS Addiction Prevention & Education Services Embrace a New Normal
JFS’ Addiction Prevention & Education Services (ADAP) provide an array of substance abuse prevention, education, and support services to the community. Our skilled clinicians conduct presentations, trainings, and workshops to raise awareness about the risks of alcohol and drug use, and offer prevention information, drug education, consultation, referrals, and more. These services are funded by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control.
JFS Care: Providing Innovative Services to Help Address LA’s Homeless Crisis
JFS Care, Jewish Family Service LA’s home care division, has launched a new program that provides home care to previously homeless older adults residing in permanent supportive housing.
Board Spotlight: Nancy G. Pope
Nancy joined the JFS Board of Directors a few years ago when she was asked to be part of the Human Resources Committee by her now Human Resources Committee Co-Chair, Melanie Brunswick, and was later selected to be an official member of the Board.