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         Lino Covarrubias
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest announces Lino Covarrubias as new Chief Executive Officer

November 4, 2019 – Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) has announced that current JFS Chief Operations Officer Lino Covarrubias will officially succeed longtime leader Marc Jacobs as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2020.

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Seize the Dream - May 7, 2020

JFS of Metrowest is pleased to announce that Bob Fields and the team at CommCreative, JFS retiring CEO Marc Jacobs, and Barbara and Samantha Shapiro—who will receive the JFS Max Michelson Humanitarian Award—will be honored at the 30th annual
Seize the Dream gala.

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Homecare worker and client

JFS helps older adults maximize their independence and quality of life as they navigate the physical, emotional and financial challenges that come with aging. Our array of programs encourage healthy living, increase access to medical care, reduce social isolation and provide the support older adults need to live better, longer. ➤Programs include: Elder Care Management, Patient Navigator, Lunch and Learns, Kesher Y.O.U., Kesher, and More!



Since 1982, Adoption Choices, a non-profit, licensed adoption program, has been providing Massachusetts families with comprehensive adoption services. Our program is designed to meet the needs of the adoptive parents, birth parents, and adopted persons by providing a wide range of educational and counseling services. ➤Programs include: Home Studies, Educational Workshops, Post-Adoption Support, and More!


Myrna Winter holding donated bags of food

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. ➤Programs include: Case Management, Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry, Ready for Success Employment Assistance, and More!





Today’s immigrant families face many challenges, and JFS is developing innovative, integrated resources that address the needs of New Americans living in our community. We are working to break the cycle of poverty with a multifaceted approach that includes case management, ESL, employment support, resettlement assistance and initiatives that improve the academic skills of low-income, first-generation students. ➤Programs include: Reducing Achievement Gaps, Citizenship Assistance, Children’s Clothing Closet, Immigrant and Resettlement Services, and More!

⇨NEWS:JFS and MFA Mobilize Boston to Ship Critical Supplies to Refugees in Syria. Your help is needed - click to learn how you can get involved!



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