Adoption Lunch & Learn
Adoption Workshop - Free Admission
Join us Wednesday, July 18th, from Noon until 1:00 pm at JFS Office.
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2018 Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Short, Edith+Eddie, started as a documentary of true love, the love story to end all love stories. Edith and Eddie, ages 95 and 96, are Virginia’s oldest newlywed couple. Since their wedding day, they have found a new reason to live each day to the fullest. Each morning, […]READ MORE
By: Dr. David Guion, PhD, JFS clinical psychologist May is Mental Health Awareness month and this year’s theme is Fitness #4Mind4Body. The theme highlights the important and strong connection between physical health and mental health. Mental Health America has a great resource/toolkit at http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/may, with fact sheets on diet, sleep, stress, gut health, and exercise, […]READ MORE
For the past two decades, the Jewish Community Golf Classic has been providing a great day of golf and giving for the Richmond community. Join us for another great year of golf on Monday, June 4 at our 21st Annual Jewish Community Golf Classic at Jefferson Lakeside Country Club as we once again engage in friendly competition while supporting […]READ MORE
Sometimes life throws us a curve and there may come a time when we are unable to make our own decisions about health care or finances. We will need someone else to make choices on our behalf and make these decisions in accordance with our own wishes. This could be a temporary situation due to […]READ MORE
In 1953, JFS assisted with its first infant adoption in the Richmond Community. This came at a time when the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Association (LHBA), now JFS, wanted programs to better care for families and children. In the sixty years since the birth of the adoption program, JFS has expanded its adoption options to serve […]READ MORE
Jewish Family Services provides Richmond’s highest quality Care, Counseling and Adoption services. One way we ensure all JFS services do not simply meet, but exceed, industry standards is through our accreditation by the Counsel on Accreditation (COA). COA is an independent organization, separate from the government, that ensures all of our programs and services […]READ MORE
Today is the sixth annual Giving Tuesday, a day of giving created in the spirit of Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday charitable season. JFS has been serving the Richmond community for over 168 years. Our programs are rooted in the belief that everyone is entitled to services that enrich their life and elevate their […]READ MORE
The words we use when communicating have value. They not only convey fact, but they evoke feeling. Using positive adoption language helps to dispel adoption myths, emphasize the importance of family and reflect the true nature of adoption. By using accurate adoption language we help educate others and diminish the misconceptions of adoption. Terms to […]READ MORE
Today Joaquin Torres of Mr. Christopher Kresge’s class at Echo Lake Elementary presented JFS with a set of festive handmade greeting cards for the annual Evens Fund Thanksgiving gift card project. This project is done in conjunction with donations from the Evens Food Fund via the Richmond Jewish Federation. The funds are used to buy […]READ MORE