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“I was very lonely and depressed. Now I have people to talk to and share my life with. I’m just amazed about how good I feel.  Boulder JFS changed my life—miraculously!”

—Eve Bat Shalom, Boulder JFS Client


Join us for Reel Hope Boulder on November 6, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Boulder JCC! We will welcome award-winning film writer, Nicole Perlman, who will share behind-the-scenes insights into the world of screenwriting. Among many notable projects, Nicole co-wrote the 2014 blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy, which won both the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award. 

Serving our Seniors

Boulder JFS provides a wide array of services to help older adults live independently while maintaining a high quality of life. We work to ensure that seniors in our community are well cared for—and not alone.

  • Care Management—assessment, planning and care coordination
  • Resource and referrals 
  • Friendly visitor and para-chaplain services
  • Holiday and Shabbat celebrations in local residential facilities
  • JFS at Home—private-pay homecare service
  • Support groups
  • Safety net emergency financial assistance
  • Homemaker services—housecleaning assistance   
  • Senior programming and outreach with community partners            


Boulder JFS Mission

To restore and enhance well-being to older adults and adults with physical disabilities throughout Boulder County by delivering services based on Jewish values.

Volunteer and Get Involved!

You can make a difference in the life of someone in need. To learn more about Boulder JFS and get involved, contact us!

Boulder JFS brightens the lives of isolated older adults by hosting High Holiday services, Hanukkah celebrations, and Passover Seders for Jewish seniors in nursing homes, retirement communities, and assisted living facilities.

If you have some time to spare and the desire to make a meaningful difference in the life of a Jewish older adult or an adult with a disability, please call Boulder JFS to find out how you can donate your time. Opportunities include friendly visits with seniors, providing transportation, helping with holiday celebrations, and delivering Shabbat dinners.  Contact Ingrid Swords, 303.415.1025, iswords@jewishfamilyservice.org

Meet the Boulder JFS Staff!

View upcoming Boulder programs and events.

Boulder Jewish Family Service
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
303.415.1025

Cathy Summer, LCSW, Boulder JFS Manager, csummer@jewishfamilyservice.org
Ingrid Swords, MSW, Volunteer Coordinator,
iswords@jewishfamilyservice.org
Emily Andrews, Development Associate, eandrews@jewishfamilyservice.org
Jodi Ansell, Care Manager, jansell@jewishfamilyservice.org

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