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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

       

Featured Event
Reel Hope Boulder - October 26, 2014

An Evening with Composer Rob Simonsen

Join us for an exciting evening with Hollywood composer Rob Simonsen, renowned for his musical work on major films, including Life of Pi (11 Academy Award nominations, 4 wins), The Way Way Back, Wish I Was Here (now in theaters) and more. Enjoy food, drinks and the company of friends. 

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

Boulder JFS flood-relief efforts are winding down, but tremendous unmet needs abound. If you are still in need of flood assistance, contact the Long-Term Flood Recovery Group (LTFRG) of Boulder County at 303.442.2178 or www.bocofloodrecovery.org. Boulder JFS is still available to provide information, referrals, and support; call 303.415.1025.

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!

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Boulder Jewish Family Service
3800 Kalmia Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301
303.415.1025

Cathy Summer, LSW, Boulder JFS coordinator/care manager, csummer@jewishfamilyservice.org
Ingrid Swords, LCSW, volunteer resource coordinator,
iswords@jewishfamilyservice.org
Emily Andrews, development associate, eandrews@jewishfamilyservice.org
Jodi Ansell, care manager, jansell@jewishfamilyservice.org

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