Introducing Kim Holland, DV Advocacy Program Manager

Introducing Kim Holland, DV Advocacy Program Manager

Meet Kim Holland, our new DV Advocacy Program Manager! Kim will work within the Project DVORA team at JFS, helping to support and advocate for survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

National Caregivers Month: Caregiving During COVID-19

National Caregivers Month: Caregiving During COVID-19

According to Mental Health America, there are over 53 million Americans who are unpaid caregivers to family, friends and neighbors. At JFS, our Family Caregiver Support Program aims to support unpaid family caregivers while reducing stress and anxiety.

Tips for Coping with Election-Related Stress

Tips for Coping with Election-Related Stress

This 2020 election season would have been a stressful one even during “normal” times. Here are some ways to manage pre-election anxiety, from JFS counselor Aliyah Vinikoor.

How Can You Live When You Can’t Breathe?

How Can You Live When You Can’t Breathe?

It is only by working together over the long arc of time that we will help each other breathe deeply the pure air of justice.

HIAS Refugee Shabbat 5780-2020

HIAS Refugee Shabbat 5780-2020

HIAS Refugee Shabbat 5780, which will take place on March 20-21, 2020, is a moment for congregations, organizations, and individuals around the country to dedicate a Shabbat experience to refugees and asylum seekers. This special Shabbat has even gone international with communities in Canada, Europe, and around the world taking part. In observance of this…

A Successful Legislative Session for JFS Priorities

A Successful Legislative Session for JFS Priorities

The 2019 Washington State Legislative Session ended in April. We are happy to report that all of our top legislative priorities passed, giving families and individuals some additional help in achieving well-being, health and stability. Protecting Tenants from Eviction – Senate Bill 5600 Eviction is the leading cause of homelessness in King County. Senate Bill…

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