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Boulder JFS

“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


Serving our Seniors

Boulder JFS provides a wide array of services to help local Jewish seniors 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 provide Jewish seniors, their families, and individuals in crisis with services to enhance their quality of life and connect them to Jewish values, traditions, and community. 

Flood relief financial assistance is available for those in need who have had a flood-related loss. Boulder JFS is also available to provide general support, case management, and information/referral services. Click here for details.


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
3800 Kalmia Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301
Cathy Summer, MSW, care manager, csummer@jewishfamilyservice.org
Ingrid Swords, volunteer resource coordinator, iswords@jewishfamilyservice.org

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