We are the social service arm of Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County, providing an array of services across the age range to over 5,200 individuals each year in Orange County.
Guided by Jewish traditions of social responsibility, compassion, and respect for all, we provide exceptional human services that support and strengthen people of all ages, beliefs, and backgrounds.
The 2016 Chicken Soup for the Silver Soul conference, held in collaboration with Temple Bat Yahm, was a resounding success. Over 460 baby boomers and seniors were treated to a hilarious keynote address by comedian Fritz Coleman, break out sessions with 14 distinguished speakers who gave tips and advice on issues related to aging, exhibit booths from over 30 organizations that serve seniors, and a genuinely free lunch!
The JFFS Irvine Supportive Community launched a new senior nutrition program at Woodbridge Manor affordable housing, in collaboration with OC Food Access and Second Harvest Food Bank. The program includes ”Meals with Friends,” a monthly community meal, combined with a healthy cooking demonstration, a community garden, and monthly brown bag food distribution.
JFFS cognitive health programming generously sponsored by Silverado Care.
Social services for Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.