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Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
475 Franklin Street Suite 101
Framingham, MA 01702

Region: MetroWest


Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

Description of resource: Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS/MW) exists to strengthen lives and build community. JFS/MW is a nonprofit agency providing services throughout the life cycle for people of all ages, faiths and backgrounds, fostered by traditional Jewish values of social responsibility and concern for all members of the community. Our unique program, Healing Partners, provides volunteer training and consultation to faith communities. Healing Partners provides interfaith support groups in the community and faith specific support groups within churches and synagogues. Healing Partners can partner with your group in MetroWest to provide short term support groups around end of life issues, disease specific groups and caregivers groups based on a psychospiritual model of cofacilitation with a mental health professional and a clergyperson.
Workshops include, Talking to Children About Death; Caregiving, the Spiritual Journey, Caring for your Aging Parents; Living Well with Chronic Illness, A Spiritual Prescription, Developing Resiliance facing Life transitions.

Contact: Malka Young, Program Director Healing Partners
Phone: 508-875-3100
email: myoung@jfsmw.org
website: http://www.jfsmw.org

 

Services provided:

Bereavement Bereavement
Education Education
Home Support Home Support
Spirituality Spirituality
Support Group/Counseling Support Group/Counseling