DONATE below to support former faculty and staff from American Hebrew Academy. Please designate the Assistance for Former AHA Employees Fund.

We have simplified the process so donations can be designated directly to the Assistance for Former AHA Employees Fund. Thank you for your generosity.

News from JFS

THE AHA PROJECT - How YOU can Lend a Helping Hand

Assist former American Hebrew Academy (AHA) staff and faculty with:

  • Help pack up classrooms
  • Help pack up homes
  • Load moving trucks
  • And more - projects will be added as they come in
 
Sign up here for specific projects and times.
 
After you sign up, please contact the AHA person listed via phone or e-mail to let them know you are coming. If your plans change or you need help signing up, contact David Frazier at JFS - (336) 852-4829 x227.
 
Thank you!
 
How You Can Help AHA in Other Ways
As we work together with our community to help those individuals and families impacted, we continue to compile resources and ask that if you have skills or expertise in any of the areas below, please call us at (336) 852-4829 x225 or by email here.
 
 
 
The staff at AHA includes a wide array of individuals with skills and experience in education, security, facilities and maintenance, food service and administration. If you know of any openings or have any openings in your company, please contact JFS.
 
Financial Resources
Donations to help former faculty and staff and their families can be made online here.
These funds will be available to assist families as needs are identified.
 
Employment
JFS is offering employment counseling, resume writing and review, networking opportunities and assistance with interviewing. HR professionals are available for consultation.
 
Counseling
JFS staff is available for counseling and support and has reached out to therapists in the community to provide additional resources. Rabbis and clergy are available for support to congregants and others.
 
Housing
We have a list of realtors who handle rentals and sales; families will be connected as requested.
 
Health Insurance
We have insurance experts ready to meet with families to review their needs, explain costs and COBRA, and determine eligibility for ACA marketplace.
 
Student Placement for Next Year
Immediate efforts are underway to assist families with student placements for the upcoming year. School contacts have been identified and will be shared with the families.
 
 

Our Mission


 

Guided by Jewish values and traditions, Jewish Family Services, a constituent agency of the Greensboro Jewish Federation, supports and empowers individuals and families in the Jewish community by providing a range of supportive and mental health services to assist all of its members to meet life’s challenges. The agency develops and promotes programs that contribute to vibrant Jewish life and to the well-being of the greater Greensboro community.

 
  • Adult Services

    Jewish Family Services provides a broad range of social services to help adults and families. Our programs include counseling, case management, referrals, employment services, a food pantry and more.

 

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  • Children & Family Programs

    JFS facilitates a variety of program and groups throughout the year to help educate, support and involve children and families. We offer parent education programs, topics of interest to adults of all ages, projects for children and parents to do together, and intergenerational programs.
     

  • Senior Services

    Jewish Family Services offers a range of services for older adults and their families including information and referral, counseling, caregiver support, case management, transportation, and programs in senior facilities.

  • Volunteer Activities

    Jewish Family Services works to actively engage the Jewish community in meaningful volunteer activities. Last year volunteers logged in over 2200 hours of service!

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