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 www.career-moves.org and/or call us at (617) 399-3162 for more information.

 

CONTACT

Diana O'Brien, MEd, LCSW

(508) 875-3100 x300

 

 

 

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FAMILY ASSISTANCE NETWORK

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.

 

Ready For Success: Accelerating Mid/Late Career Workforce Re-entry for Individuals

**Ready For Success is NOT a career exploration, resume development or interview preparation program.

The goal is to assist individuals in crossing the employment finish line- landing a job.**

 

Who is eligible: Are you Ready for Success?

  • Mid to late career status
  • Long term unemployed (6 months or longer) from your primary career employment
  • Under-employed or working part-time
  • Individuals must be clear about employment goals, have an up to date resume and must have applied for at least 3 jobs in the past 3 months
  • Willingness to be a very engaged and active participant..there will be memos of understanding that define mutual responsibilities and roles for participation
  • This pilot program is limited to 18 participants at a time

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