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Are You Looking for Help with Anxiety?

Are You Looking for Help with Anxiety?

Does your heart beat faster ahead of that big test or presentation at work? Do your palms get sweaty when confronted with an overwhelming task or looming event? If anxiety is impacting your day to day life, it is important to recognize the signs as well as your triggers.

Teaming up to Ensure Health for Heart Patients

Teaming up to Ensure Health for Heart Patients

In April 2019, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (RWJ) launched Healthy Lives Hamilton, a program designed to improve quality of life for those living with heart failure. Through a generous grant by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, JFCS is now teaming up with RWJ to bring our geriatric care management skills to offer Healthy Lives Hamilton Plus.

Addressing More Than Hunger – Access, Nutrition & Dignity

Addressing More Than Hunger – Access, Nutrition & Dignity

JFCS unveils the new JFCS Mobile Food Pantry to the community on January 30, 2020. This project was long in the making, beginning by recognizing the significant need within Mercer County. In Mercer County, almost 40,000 men, women and children lack consistent access to enough food to lead healthy, active lives. Often, they don’t know where their next meal is coming from.

Kosher Meals on Wheels Offers Solutions for Seniors

Kosher Meals on Wheels Offers Solutions for Seniors

Meals on Wheels is known across the country for delivering hot meals directly into the hands of older adults. The program is designed for those who face challenges in accessing nutritious, hot meals due to limited mobility and/or limited income.

Are you Searching for a Food Bank, Food Pantry or Soup Kitchen?

Are you Searching for a Food Bank, Food Pantry or Soup Kitchen?

If you and your family are having trouble paying bills, and seeking a resource to keep food on the table, you will find a different approach at our on-site food pantry. The Yvette Sarah Clayman Kosher Food Pantry is a healthy-choice pantry open to anyone living in the Greater Mercer County.

When is it Time to Talk to a Therapist?

When is it Time to Talk to a Therapist?

The world we live in is quite stressful. When life feels a little out of control either because you are feeling a depressed or anxious or believe that anxiety and depression are causing problems in your life, our therapists can assist you in building the skills to get back on track.

JFCS to Hold Pop-Up Pantry at Christ Congregation

JFCS to Hold Pop-Up Pantry at Christ Congregation

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) will be taking its Community Food Pantry on the road and hosting a Pop-Up Food Pantry at Christ Congregation in Princeton (50 Walnut Lane) on Thursday, October 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fresh fruits, vegetables, snack foods, and non-perishable items will be available. A vegetarian dinner prepared by congregants will be served at 6:00 p.m. and there will also be a coloring activity for kids.