Our services have been making a difference in Northeastern Pennsylvania for over 100 years. Some of the services offered include:

JFS Service Highlights for  2016/2017

  • Celebrated our 2nd Annual Community Matters Event.
  • Provided food and other necessary household items to the hungry here at home, with 50 pantry visits to The Mae S. Gelb Kosher Food Pantry.
  • Assisted individuals and families in crises with critical financial support and emergency services.
  • Twenty One individuals were provided Guardianship of Person Services through a contract with the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging.
  • Provided mental health services to 284 individuals, couples and families experiencing challenges in their daily living.
  • A collaborative effort between JFS, the Scranton District Dental Society and Fortis Institute provided free dental care for eligible Lackawanna County residents who are uninsured and unable to afford dental treatment.
  • Maintained the highest national standards of professional performance as required by the Council on Accreditation.
  • Dedicated volunteers delivered 1,700 Kosher Meals on Wheels to frail and homebound elderly.

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