Caregiver Support

Rales JFS Caregiver Support

Taking care of individuals with dementia and other chronic conditions can be challenging. Rales JFS offers caregiver education, support and well-deserved respite to help sustain them. Educational topics include home safety, community resources, and strategies in dealing with difficult emotions. Support sessions are currently being offered online four times per week. Our program is free of charge thanks to program funding from the Area Agency on Aging the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.

For more information or to enroll in this program, call our Intake Department at (561) 852-3333

Holocaust Survivor Assistance

Social services for Jewish Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

The Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program helps provide for the needs of those who survived the brutality and persecution carried out by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War 2.

The program provides personalized case management and service coordination for vital services necessary to maintain maximum independence in a safe home environment. JFS has also assists the Survivors in our community with Holocaust reparations and financial assistance.

Emergency financial assistance funding is provided by KAVOD SHEF in partnership with Seed the Dream Foundation and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Holocaust Survivor Emergency Assistance Fund.

The Sephardic Foundation on Aging
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Supplemental Services

As seniors grow older, their day-to-day needs increase. Chores that used to be simple for them to perform can often be quite challenging. Rales JFS, and its dedicated team of volunteers, are committed to getting seniors the help they need to remain at home safely and independently.

For more information or to enroll in any of these programs, call our Intake Department at (561) 852-3333

Chore Corps

Chore Corps is a program designed to match JFS volunteers with seniors who need help performing minor household maintenance needs such as organizing a spice rack, changing a light bulb, replacing batteries, and decluttering. JFS coordinates careful background screenings for all Chore Corps volunteers.

Friendly Visitors

Friendly Visitors is a program created for isolated homebound seniors providing socialization and conversation one-to-two hours per week. JFS coordinates careful background screenings for all Friendly Visitors volunteers.

Kibbitz & Ride

Kibbitz & Ride is a transportation program designed to drive seniors to medical appointments, pharmacies, grocery shopping, and other vital services. However, it’s more than just a lift around town, JFS volunteer drivers spend time with clients providing companionship and friendly conversation. In many cases, this may be the only person they see all day. JFS coordinates careful background screenings for all Kibbitz & Ride volunteers. Program Sponsor

Shop & Share

Volunteers grocery shop for clients who are no longer willing or able to shop for themselves. Volunteers receive the grocery list from the client over the phone in advance. They are reimbursed for items purchased by personal check upon delivery, where they help put the groceries away and spend time socializing. Volunteers and their clients determine the schedule and frequency of the trips. We recommend 2 shopping trips per month.

Technology SOS

Supporting Our Seniors – Volunteers assist seniors who are not comfortable with technology, helping them use their cell phones, tablets or computers in their homes. Volunteers and their clients determine the schedule and frequency of the visits as needed.

Telephone Reassurance

Volunteer as a special phone friend to homebound seniors by making calls 2-3 times a week. Call times and frequency can be determined between the volunteer and the client.

Shirley & Barton Weisman Delray Community Center

The late Barton Weisman and his wife, Shirley, wanted to create a special place where local seniors, including Holocaust survivors in the community could come together to enrich and improve their lives. Thus, in 2010, the state-of-the-art Weisman Delray Community Center was opened at 7091 W. Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. This 12,000 square foot facility provides a wide array of social, educational, and wellness activities for seniors age 60 and older. The Center provides diverse programs, offering something for everyone. As a busy hub of activity, our members love to say that the Weisman Center is their “Home away from home.”

Come visit our bright, cheery center where minds and bodies stay active and friendships are made. Be sure to ask about a tour of the center and the registration process. Life after 60 has never been so good!

Having an event and looking for a lovely room in a centrally located venue? The Weisman Center has rooms available to rent for all occasions.

Call for a tour of our beautiful building which boasts large windows, wood plank vinyl flooring, various lighting choices, and a warm, welcoming staff.

  • Main Ballroom holds up to 130 guests with a dance floor, or up to 150 guests without a dance floor.
  • Piano Room holds up to 60 guests with a dance floor or 85 guests theater style.
  • Small Conference Room available for up to 12 attendees.
  • A Classroom that may be configured a number of different ways.
  • Rooms have Audio/Video, projection screens, & computer output connectivity.
  • Free WiFi available in all rooms.
  • A separate “Prep Kitchen” is available upon request.
  • Free Parking in our large adjacent off-street lot.

Whether you are planning a social event (Wedding, Birthday, Reception, etc.), or a business meeting (sales training, corporate party, annual meeting, etc.), the Weisman Center offers various options at reasonable rates!

Please email the Special Events Coordinator at, or 561-558-2168.

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Shirley & Barton Weisman Delray Community Center
7091 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach, Florida 33446

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JFS at Home

Senior Companion and Home Healthcare Services

 JFS at Home, an independent, licensed, and private-duty homecare agency, provides trusted and compassionate pre-screened home health aides and certified nursing assistants to seniors residing primarily in southern Palm Beach County. Professionals are available around the clock to offer quality and caring assistance to promote wellness and independence.

When it comes to help with daily day-to-day living, JFS at Home Senior Companion Services will carefully match your loved one with an individual who has received specialized training to provide socialization, assistance with errands, coordination of appointments and more.

For more information Contact JFS at Home:
Phone: 561.852.HOME (4663).

Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies