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  1. JSSA Board President Earns Lay Leadership Award

    JSSA’s Board President, Ruth Ruskin, was awarded the 2024 PowerNET Lay Leadership Award from The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies (NJHSA).
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    JSSA’s Hospice Earns We Honor Veterans Distinction

    JSSA’s Hospice became a We Honor Veterans Level Two Partner earlier this month. With this distinction, JSSA is placed in a select group of organizations recognized for their commitment and ability to provide…

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  3. Camp Greentree Increases Access to Mental Health Support

    Camp Greentree - a partnership between JSSA and Montgomery County Public Schools - is a place where children in need of additional emotional and behavioral support can have a traditional summer camp experience.
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    703-J-CARING: free hotline set up for anyone in need of social services in the DMV.

    ABC7 recently wrote an article about the JSSA hotline and JSSA's Kris Price providing a friendly, reassuring voice to those in need.
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    Deborah Peeples Joins JSSA as Chief Development & External Affairs Officer

    We are pleased to introduce Deborah Peeples as JSSA’s new chief development and external affairs officer.
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    Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

    Registration is now open for many area preschools, which means it’s time to decide where to send your son or daughter to school in the fall.
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    SSA Mental Health Clinician: Talk to Your Kids About Depression and Suicide

    Following the suicides at the end of last year of two local teens, Heidi Cohen, LCSW-C, participated in a <a…

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