Meet Shaida Hossein, Behavioral Health Education & Training Manager

Meet Shaida Hossein, Behavioral Health Education & Training Manager

Meet Shaida Hossein, Behavioral Health Education & Training Manager at JFS!

Local Islands and Pockets of Calm

Local Islands and Pockets of Calm

Constant news and anxiety surrounds us all, but for kids it can be especially detrimental. For some ideas on how to create “local islands and pockets of calm” for teens and young adults in this uncharted time, read on for more from our incredible Counseling Team.

A Post-Purim Reflection on Coming Together

A Post-Purim Reflection on Coming Together

Beth Huppin, Director of Project Kavod/Dignity at JFS, shares some helpful takeaways from Purim that we can apply in this current moment of uncertainty.

JFS Welcomes New Teen & Young Adult Counselor

JFS Welcomes New Teen & Young Adult Counselor

Dr. Lena Neufeld has worked with children, teens and young adults for the past 10 years, everywhere from the rural Oregon desert to the maple trees of Vermont. Now, Lena is Jewish Family Service’s new Teen and Young Adult Therapist in Seattle—and the first counselor brought on as part of our new Teen & Young…

New Evening Food Bank Hours Remove Barriers

New Evening Food Bank Hours Remove Barriers

The JFS Polack Food Bank fills a critical need for many in our community. Open several days a week, it provides healthy food to thousands of households each year. But there are a few segments of the population the Food Bank hasn’t been able to fully serve–including working parents and college students. That will change…

JFS Is Here for Youth and Young Adults

JFS Is Here for Youth and Young Adults

In the last several years, Jewish Family Service has had many conversations with community leaders and has been looking at data around youth and young adult mental health. It has become clear there is an increasing need for us to expand our services to better support teens, young adults, their parents and the community organizations…

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