Collaborations

JFSC has a large network of organizations which we collaborate with. In the last fiscal year (June, 2013 to May, 2014), we have collaborated with the following agencies:

The Way In - Calgary Older Adults Services,  a collaborative with the goals of strengthening the network of Older Adults serving agencies.

ACSW for training and professional membership / designations

AHS Geriatric Assessment Program for Older Adults

Bondars and Lazyboy furniture stores who donate so we can help families in need

Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) to offer Who Do You Tell programming to children at both Jewish schools in the city.

Calgary Food Bank regarding Kosher food support

Calgary Jewish Community Centre – partners in outings and programs for older adults, housing one of our donation boxes for food, assisting with subsidies for low income clients

Calgary Jewish Federation Integrated Bursary Program (IBP)

Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC)

Calgary Region Poverty Reduction Initiative (CPRI)

Canadian Centre for Accreditation Program (CCA)

Chongos Market who donates produce for clients in need

City of Calgary Fee Assist Program

Collaboration with Russian Consul to obtain Life certificates for Russian Citizens

Calgary Action Committee on Housing and Homelessness (CACHH)

Educational classes to older adults once a month provided by Community Nurse (AHS)

ESL classes for older adults all year through in collaboration with the YWCA

Glenmore Landing Safeway who house a second donation box for food

Immigrant Sector Council of Calgary (ISCC)

Jewish Immigrant Aid Services (JIAS) – integration and resettlement of new immigrants, all JFS agencies across Canada meet monthly by teleconference

JFS Ottawa and the New Horizons for Seniors Program

Kids Up Front Calgary

Member of the Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AAISA)

Mobile library

Move'n Mingle exercise classes in partnership with AHS

Peer Support Services for Abused Women (PSSAW) – to offer Self Esteem group programming for women 55+ who have experienced, or are experiencing domestic violence.

JFSC partners in providing basic needs clients with rent, food, utilities, and damage deposits with the following organizations:

Temple B’nai Tikvah, Beth Tzedec Congregation – partners in helping us to bring messages to their members

The Beverly Centre / Chinook Care Centre and the Bertha Gold Jewish Apartment residents

The Cummings Center in Montreal for administration of supports for Holocaust Survivors

Vibrant Communities Calgary - Living Wage Leader

Woods Homes Child and Family Services

 

 

 

Jewish Family Service Calgary

We work together to strengthen all communities recognizing the value of participation and collaboration.