JFS Offers New Counseling Support Groups and much more
August 2019     
Dear Friends,
  Bonnie Slavitt and her granddaughter Zoey donate every year to the Back to School Drive!

As summer comes to a close, I hope you'll take some time to enjoy the beautiful weather and each other.
Have some free time? Come volunteer with Jewish Family Services.
(See below right for more details.)
Mindy Berkowitz
Executive Director
P.S. Thank you for your contributions to this year's Equipped to Learn Back to School Drive. 

JFS SV Expanding Counseling Services
Two New Support Groups  
Caring for The Caregiver
A Support Group for those Caring for Loved Ones.
An open, ongoing group for all who provide care for their spouses or parents
, including adult children of holocaust survivors, Chai House residents and others.
Healing After Trauma
A support group for those who have experienced trauma, such as domestic violence and sexual abuse victims, holocaust survivors, refugees, and immigrants.
Groups available onsite at Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley and Chai House.
Individual and family counseling is available, too.
Hilla Flohr, MSW
(408) 357-7467 - at JFS SV
(408) 947-7256 - at Chai House
JFS SV is Hiring:
Director of Clinical and Social Services
We are seeking a Full-Time Director of Clinical and Social Services to manage agency programs for a diverse group of clientele that includes seniors, adults, families, émigrés, holocaust survivors, and others. We are seeking a visionary team leader and multi-tasker who enjoys supervising staff, and who can build and sustain strong programs .
Knitzvah's Bat Mitzvah 
Knitzvah recently celebrated its 13th year having donated over 40,000 beautiful creations!
Special Congratulations to Mary Jane Stevenson, Knitzvah's 2019 Lilyan Stavis Golden Needle Award honoree.
Knitzvah is always looking for more members! We'll teach you how to knit, crochet and more!
Next Knitzvah meeting is September 15th in the Adult Lounge at the Levy Family Campus.
For more info, contact Allison Zur:
allisonz@jfssv.org or call (408) 357-7491

During this summer help those in need in our community!
Recently Arrived Refugees Need Housing!

Want to establish a special bond with people who will greatly appreciate your kindness? 
Thinking about Volunteering? 
JFS SV has myriad volunteer opportunities for all ages!
Contact Sheila Monheit, Volunteer Coordinator: sheilam@jfssv.org
(408) 357-7451.
Share Your Garden's Bounty

Your garden overflowing  with fruits and veggies?

Share your bounty with the people JFS helps.
  More Details . . .

Time to Get Rid of Your Old Car?

Donate it to JFS and make those miles count.

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Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202
Los Gatos, California 95032
(408) 556-0600 phone
(408) 551-0091 fax