Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS), a non-sectarian, state-licensed, not-for-profit agency, has been a leader in mental health, home health care, developmental disabilities and human services since 1943, serving all people who live or work in Westchester without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation and socio-economic status. If you have a problem, it is likely we have a program or service to help you. One call is all you need.View our WJCS Agency Video, read our Annual Report.
WJCS To Present "Youth Mental Health First Aid" at
County's Safer Communities Forum, March 13
Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) will be the topic at
Westchester County's Safer Communities Forum on March 13 at
the Westchester County Center from 9:00 to 10:45 AM. The
March 13 event is a partnership of County Executive Robert
Astorino, the Westchester County Department of Mental Health
YMHFA is a nationally recognized certification course that
teaches non-mental health professionals and other adults
the warning signs of mental health challenges common
among adolescents and a five-step action plan to
support adolescents in non-crisis and crisis situations. The
course is intended for teachers and school personnel,
youth-serving agencies, government agencies, coaches, camp
counselors, case managers, parents, mentors, volunteers and
all adults who care for and work with youth.
Click here for the invitation to the Safer Communities Forum.
WJCS Kids' Kloset Hosts First Fashion Show Fundraiser
Join Kids’ Kloset for food, fun and fashion at its first Annual Fashion
Show, Sunday, March 23, 2014, 2:00 - 4:30 PM, Old Oaks Country
Club, 3100 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577, to raise funds to
continue providing gently used clothing and related items to children
in need in Westchester. In just two years, Kids’ Kloset has distributed
more than 4,000 bags of clothing items – all with a completely
volunteer crew. The clothing donations go to some of the 12 percent
of children up to 18 years in Westchester who are living in poverty.
Some of the donations will be modeled at the fashion show, proceeds
from which will be used to purchase items, including diapers and
underwear that need to be new and are in very high demand. For
more information about Kids' Kloset, click here. To purchase tickets
to the fashion show, click here.
WJCS BENEFITS FROM:
You're invited to
WJCS Gala 2014
Tuesday, April 1
& Linda Plattus
For more information
or to purchase
tickets, click here.
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