COVID-19 Stories

July 23, 2020

Pandemic Parent Resources are Available

Pandemic Parent Resources are Available

Parenting in these uncertain times is anything but easy. We get it and we are here to help!
If you are struggling to make it through the day just keeping it all together while work pressures, your kids, economic worries, health concerns, and more swirl all around, JF&CS is here to help!

July 22, 2020

Chaplaincy Program Stays In Touch with Our Jewish Seniors

Chaplaincy Program Stays In Touch with Our Jewish Seniors

Our Bikkur Cholim Volunteers have become even more crucial in providing reassurance and hope that at some future time we will gather together in person!

July 16, 2020

Kosher Food Pantry Delivers Food & Smiles to Older Adults

Kosher Food Pantry Delivers Food & Smiles to Older Adults

Thanks to a partnership with The Epstein School cafeteria, JF&CS is able to deliver free prepared meals to Holocaust Survivors and low-income house-bound older adults, many of whom worried and wondered where they would find their next meal.

June 14, 2020

Parenting during lock down: here’s what you need to know

Parenting during lock down: here’s what you need to know

Kids + working from home might sound impossible, but it doesn’t have to be!

May 13, 2020

Jewish Family & Career Services Expands Telehealth and Support Groups in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Jewish Family & Career Services Expands Telehealth and Support Groups in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta (JF&CS) significantly expanded telehealth options for critical mental health services and has also created more than 10 new support groups to help many populations.

April 21, 2020

Your Dollars Are Helping JF&CS Meet Exponentially Rising Needs

Your Dollars Are Helping JF&CS Meet Exponentially Rising Needs

We are very grateful for the outpouring of support from our Atlanta Jewish community, and the funds granted to us by the Jewish Federation to help meet the changing needs in Atlanta.

April 20, 2020

JF&CS IN THE NEWS: COVID-19 Stress Tests Holocaust Survivors

JF&CS IN THE NEWS: COVID-19 Stress Tests Holocaust Survivors

JF&CS of Atlanta was recently featured in the Atlanta Jewish Times for it's COVID-19 response to the needs of Holocaust survivors.

April 06, 2020

JF&CS IN THE NEWS: COVID-19: Mental Health, How Are People Coping?

JF&CS IN THE NEWS: COVID-19: Mental Health, How Are People Coping?

Increased calls for mental health and substance abuse services are one measure of the tremors that COVID-19 is causing beneath the surface of Atlanta’s Jewish community.

March 26, 2020

JF&CS Offers Support When Therapy and Care Are Needed Most

JF&CS Offers Support When Therapy and Care Are Needed Most

Jewish Family & Career Services Expands Telehealth Options for Mental Health, Career Services, and Older Adult Services, Emergency Assistance in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

March 22, 2020

Healthy Social Media Habits for Teens in the Time of COVID-19

Healthy Social Media Habits for Teens in the Time of COVID-19

Social media and the internet have positive and negative effects on both teens and adults. It is our job as parents to help our children learn how to navigate both sides in a healthy, balanced way.

March 13, 2020

How You Can Help Keep the Community Strong & Healthy

How You Can Help Keep the Community Strong & Healthy

In these challenging times, many more people in our community will be in need due to lost wages, isolation, and distress.
We know we can count on people like you to help.

March 04, 2020

JF&CS Actions Regarding COVID-19

JF&CS Actions Regarding COVID-19

The health and safety of JF&CS’s staff, clients, volunteers and lay leadership is our highest priority. We are actively monitoring information about the coronavirus (now known as COVID-19) and are committed to taking steps in response to the situation.