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Join us for a small (maximum of 4 participants) virtual support group for family members who cannot visit their loved ones due to COVID-19 restrictions. Social workers will facilitate discussions related to anxiety and concerns related to loss of contact and worry about the health of loved ones. Date: Group begins May 14 and runs […]

Join us for a small (maximum of 4 participants) virtual support group for family members who cannot visit their loved ones due to COVID-19 restrictions. Social workers will facilitate discussions related to anxiety and concerns related to loss of contact and worry about the health of loved ones. Date: Group begins May 13 and runs […]

JSSA Training Institute: Practical Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviors in Older Adults

Join us for a small (maximum of 4 participants) virtual support group for family members who cannot visit their loved ones due to COVID-19 restrictions. Social workers will facilitate discussions related to anxiety and concerns related to loss of contact and worry about the health of loved ones. Date: Group begins May 12 and runs […]

Date: Every Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free Location: Video conference Facilitator: Lori Kolle, LCSW-C Register below to join the weekly support group.  

JSSA is partnering with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington to provide financial assistance to members of the Jewish Community during this public health crisis. Individuals and families who need assistance with things like housing, utilities, food, medical expenses, mental health, or other relevant emergency needs that are not covered by the Federal Stimulus may […]

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, JSSA has been remotely helping over 100 individuals with disabilities secure in-demand jobs, stay safe in their current jobs, apply for unemployment benefits, and much more. “Our Specialized Employment Services (SES) program helps teens and adults with disabilities – including those with autism – achieve long-term career success and self-sufficiency,” […]

These are unprecedented times. With the COVID-19 pandemic, having an accessible health care plan if you are unable to speak for yourself is critical. Now more than ever, health care providers need guidance from patients and their families. Having a proactive conversation with your health care provider and those who matter most about your health […]

As the health and safety of our clients and staff continues to be our main priority, we are closing all JSSA offices to outside visitors beginning Wednesday, March 18. We remain committed to delivering the full complement of JSSA’s services even as the majority of our staff will be working remotely. Hospice and Premier Homecare […]

As we keep a close watch on the news and government announcements regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), JSSA is committed to keeping our clients and the community informed about our response. JSSA is continuing to provide our critical services as much as feasibly possible, including remote service delivery when necessary. Most importantly: We are coordinating with […]

When frightening events occur, children need guidance and support as they try to process what they’re hearing and seeing around them and on the news. For parents who feel unequipped to manage their child’s concerns or questions during scary times like this, the following tips may help you feel more confident addressing these types of […]

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