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Marshall Herron Receives Prestigious Award

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Marshall Herron, Licensed Fiduciary at Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern Arizona receives 2018 Diane Lynn Anderson Memorial Award March, 2018, Tucson, AZ – Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern Arizona (JFCS) is proud to announce that Marshall Herron received the prestigious Diane Lynn Anderson Memorial Award granted by the Community Foundation for… Read more »

2016-2017 Annual Community Report

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Read JFCS 2016-2017 Annual Community Report here:  JFCS Annual Report

Advance Care Planning Workshop – July 10

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JFCS of Southern Arizona along with Interfaith Community Services is offering a free two hour workshop on:       HONORING A LIFE: ADVANCE CARE PLANNING CONVERSATIONS       WHEN:     July 10, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm       WHERE:  JFCS, 4301 E. 5th Street, Tucson (corner of 5th/Columbus)   Registration is required,… Read more »

Susan Kasle, Vice President of Community Services

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Susan Kasle, Vice President of Community Services, leads JFCS’ programs for vulnerable individuals and families in Southern Arizona including programs supporting the Jewish community. At JFCS, she oversees the Holocaust Survivor Program, Jewish Emergency Financial Assistance, Jewish Elder Access, and programs serving the broader community including senior care management, fiduciary and advisory services, HoME durable… Read more »

JFCS Receives Major Grant from JFNA

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January 26, 2018 Tucson, AZ – Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern Arizona (JFCS) is proud to announce it was selected to receive a grant from The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) through the Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care. When combined with matching funds, this award will enable $94,227.00 in new programming… Read more »

JFCS announces appointment of new Board Chairperson

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JFCS is proud to announce the appointment of Barbara Befferman Danes as the new Board Chair. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Barbara Befferman Danes came to Tucson six years ago with her husband Dr. Peter Danes to begin their retirement. Barbara’s career ranged from social work to business, and, most recently, she worked as the CEO of… Read more »

JFCS receives $5K Community Impact Award

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Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern Arizona (JFCS) is the proud recipient of the Connie Hillman Family Foundation Impact Award in the amount of $5,000 that was awarded at the Social Venture Partners (SVP) “Fast Pitch” competition held at the Leo Rich Theater on November 9, 2017. After a competitive written application, a series… Read more »

10 Book Readings Scheduled throughout Community

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To Tell Our Stories

With the variety of dates, times, and locations, there is sure to be a reading that fits your schedule. LEARN MORE about the book “To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona,” the survivors featured in the book, and our unique book readings.

Project Safe Place: Making a Difference in Pima County

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JFCS was one of six agencies recognized in the Pima County Community Development Annual Impact Report for delivering outstanding services to underserved and disadvantaged people in our community. Our Project Safe Place program was highlighted for achieving positive outcomes in trauma-informed therapy for children ages 3 to 18 who are victims of crime or abuse. JFCS is thankful for… Read more »

Carlos A. Hernández Receives 1st Place Influential Health & Medical Leader Award

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JFCS President and CEO Carlos A. Hernández, MA, LCSW, CPHQ

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern Arizona (JFCS) is proud to announce that CEO & President, Carlos A. Hernández is the first place winner of the 2017 Influential Health and Medical Leader Award in the category of Mental Health & Psychiatric Services. Every year, Tucson Local Media honors local medical and healthcare professionals who… Read more »