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JFS Publications

Press Releases

Feb 11 2019

Through Holiday “Smart Giving, Smart Chicken” Program, Poultry Donated to Help San Diego’s Food Insecure.

Jan 29 2019

The County Board of Supervisors voted to use a County-owned facility as a temporary migrant shelter to house legal, initially processed asylum-seeking families.

Jan 21 2019

Jewish Family Service offering groceries to furloughed workers and their families.

Jan 14 2019

JFS Behavioral Health Committee hosts free event exploring the biology of stress and the science of hope.

In the News

Jan 29 2019

Multiple Sources

Pre-vote: CBS 8 | CW San Diego | ABC 10News | KPBS | KPBS Evening Edition | KUSI Post-vote: Voice of San Diego | KUSI | Fox 5 San Diego | KPBS | NBC San Diego | The Coast News | County News Center | San Diego Union-Tribune | Times of San

Jan 24 2019


An interview with Dr. Morgan Shaw, speaker at our Behavioral Health Committee discussion where we will screen the documentary, “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope”.

Jan 24 2019

Vox Media – Consider It

The shelter we run as part of the San Diego Rapid Response Network (SDRRN) is featured in look at how changes in immigration policy are leaving asylum seekers stranded.

Jan 22 2019


Affected by government shutdown? Special food assistance hours every Tuesday until shutdown ends.

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