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Published: Monday, July 16, 2018
It’s probably not a coincidence that July, a month that launches with Independence Day celebrations and is, for many people, filled with carefree summer socializing, has three national days devoted to countering loneliness.
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Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Has your loved one been recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Dementia?
If so, all of a sudden, you probably have a lot on your plate…. Maybe you have been putting off making financial and legal plans for the future. Perhaps you are rethinking your living situation.... Read More »
Published: Friday, June 15, 2018
With the start of the second season of the controversial Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” upon us, plus the recent deaths by suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, the topic of suicide is sadly top of mind.... Read More »
Published: Friday, June 8, 2018
Too often people who experience mental health challenges feel isolated and alone, without a community of peers or friends. WJCS’ Compeer program addresses this issue by bringing together volunteers and those challenged by mental health issues in a supportive, one-to-one friendship and mentoring relationship.... Read More »
Published: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of WJCS in 2018, we asked WJCS staff to share the reasons they love working here. Their responses—highlighting the teamwork, leadership, professionalism, dedication, and commitment that characterize WJCS employees and the important mission of the organization—make us #WJCSproud.... Read More »
Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018
WJCS-Westchester County Jewish Community Services announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved the selection of Seth Diamond as its new CEO. Mr. Diamond will officially assume all duties as CEO on June 25, 2018.
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Published: Thursday, May 10, 2018
On Monday May 7, WJCS and CEO Alan Trager, COO Bernie Kimberg, and Director of Government Relations Jan Fisher were honored by the Westchester County Board of Legislators in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month.... Read More »
Published: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Westchester County is home to many survivors of one of the darkest periods in Jewish history. Elderly and fragile, many Holocaust survivors need financial and personal assistance to help them maintain a safe home environment.... Read More »