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Our Newsroom is the place to learn the latest news about Jewish Family Service of San Diego. Browse through our press releases, view or read the latest news coverage, and check out our publications. And, if you don’t find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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For media-related inquiries, please contact J. Walcher Communications at (619) 295-7140.
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JFS Publications

Press Releases

May 14 2019

Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced a new ordinance that restricts living inside a vehicle on city streets and aims to help homeless San Diegans through an expansion of the JFS Safe Parking Program.

May 14 2019

Media statement from Michael Hopkins, CEO of JFS, regarding the Safe Parking Program update.

May 13 2019

Jewish Family Service Annual Luncheon, Film Screenings, Explore the Importance of Mental Health, Effects of Bipolar Disorder and Suicide.

May 6 2019

Funds Support Breast Cancer Case Management, Transportation Services, Treatment Adherence Assistance, Reducing Barriers to Care.

In the News

Jun 12 2019

Vice News

This video segment explains the politics behind the U.S-Mexico immigration agreement and includes footage of the JFS Migrant Family Shelter. County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and an asylum-seeking guest are both interviewed.

May 27 2019

The San Diego Union-Tribune

COO Dana Toppel provides an update on Safe Parking Program after city passes new ordinance.

May 23 2019

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mainly children have shown flu-like symptoms since arriving at the shelter, county officials said.

May 20 2019

KUSI, Good Morning San Diego, KOGO-AM (Radio)

San Diego Rapid Response Network Recognized with 2019 Grand Golden Watchdog Award, the San Diego County Taxpayers Association Highest Honor.