Since 1986, JFS has been providing a unique grocery shopping service for Greenwich residents, over age 60, who are unable to shop for themselves. This non-denominational service is provided to home-bound seniors, helping them to remain as independent as possible. If you, a family member, or someone you know, is in need of this service, please contact Melissa Basile-Reolon who will connect you with a well-trained and thoughtful volunteer to assist you.
If you would like to become a volunteer shopper, please fill out the form below.
COVID-19 caused significant negative financial and psychosocial effects in our community. The FACTS program seeks to improve the functional level of families through case management services. Our staff provides targeted support to meet the unique needs of each family, with the goal of restoring them to pre-pandemic independence. Through direct service and collaboration with community partners, we provide individual/family counseling, career counseling, emergency financial assistance, and nutrition enhancement through our weekly farmers’ market.
Criteria: • Families of two or more. • Flexibility to meet either virtually or in person twice a month with caseworker. • Agree to provide documentation as needed. • Low to Moderate income by HUD standards. • Commitment to focus on established family progress goals
JFS of Greenwich is a refugee resettlement agency operating under the auspices of Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS). Funded byfederal, state, and foundation grants,JFS of Greenwich leads a team made up of community agencies, religious institutions, civic groups, and individual volunteers to provide a wide range of services. We are currently serving families from Afghanistan and Ukraine.