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Holiday Celebrations at WJCS

Published: Thursday, December 19, 2019

During the holiday season, joy and gratitude radiate throughout WJCS.

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WJCS Chai House 2019 Appeal

Published: Monday, December 16, 2019

As we celebrate 10 years of Chai House, a residential home for Jewish women with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we reflect on the beautiful lives of the women who call it home.

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Why Youth Mental Health First Aid?

Published: Monday, December 9, 2019

The statistics about young people and mental health are alarming. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in five American children ages three through 17 have a diagnosable mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder in any given year.

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Scarsdale Resident Hosts 14th Annual WJCS Have a Heart for the Holidays Luncheon

Published: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

For the 14th year in a row, Linda Plattus, a Scarsdale resident and Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) board member, hosted a luncheon in her home for the WJCS Have a Heart for the Holidays Gift Drive

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Help Us Help Our Westchester Neighbors

Published: Friday, November 15, 2019

Please help WJCS help those struggling in Westchester to meet life's challenges and achieve personal success.

Your commitment matters. Your dollars matter.

Give to the WJCS Year End Appeal today.

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WJCS AND THE CITY OF YONKERS AWARDED A NEW YORK STATE GRANT TO HELP SENIORS AGE IN PLACE

Published: Thursday, October 10, 2019

WJCS is thrilled to share the news that we, along with the city of Yonkers, have been awarded a New York State Office for the Aging Grant, entitled NNORC (Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community).

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Suicide Prevention: What You Need To Know

Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Recent data shows that U.S. suicide rates are the highest they have been since World War II. About 100,000 Americans died by suicide in 2017, a 37 percent increase since 1999.

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HEALTH AND HEALING SUPPORT

Published: Friday, September 20, 2019

Life is a journey-sometimes a joyous one, sometimes a challenging one, and always one that is worthy of exploration so that we can achieve greater understanding, meaning, strength, and healing.

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