Need Help Finding A Job?

  • Career Moves@JVS offers customized one-on-one and group job search and career counseling services targeting the professional level job seeker and career changer. We have offices in Newton and Boston.

  • Visit us at and/or call us at (617) 399-3162 for more information.


Diana O'Brien, MEd, LCSW

(508) 875-3100 x300




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The JFS Family Assistance Network provides confidential and respectful assistance to individuals and families in Metrowest to help them meet the short-term challenges resulting from urgent financial difficulties. Our goal is to help households remain independent and financially self-sufficient though a comprehensive array of coordinated services. Cash assistance will be available on an income eligibility basis.

Case Management Services

  • · Intake and assessment of assistance needs
  • · Service plan development and follow-up
  • · Elder care services
  • · Connecting families to service networks
  • · Financial literacy education and guidance


Financial Assistance

  • Cash assistance paid directly to vendors for:
  • Fuel and heating assistance
  • Utilities/household items
  • Medical needs/health care/prescriptions
  • Food/nutritional supplements
  • Transportation


Legal Assistance referrals through Metrowest Legal Aide
Emergency food assistance/utilization of the Lucy and Joe Food Pantry
Information & Referral