Jewish Collaborative Services helps thousands of individuals and families in greater Rhode Island every year. Our programs support seniors, disabled individuals, families caring for loved ones, those who face housing or nutrition challenges, and children and adults seeking quality counseling.
Solutions for Those in Need
Many of the people we serve face serious financial or other hardships.
17% of all Rhode Islanders are seniors; of those, 31% live alone.
More than 9% of state residents under age 65 live with disabilities.
13% of Rhode Islanders live in poverty; 1 in 6 face hunger every day.
JCS Is There to Help
With support from donors and funders, we provide vital housing and social services for anyone in need. Through our programs, every year:
families and individuals of all religions receive essential services
nutritious meals are provided to the hungry and homebound
visits are made to isolated seniors to bring hope and cheer
individuals, couples and families get help through counseling
“From the moment my Dad entered the [Celebrations Adult Day Services] program, we could feel the warmth of the staff and clients. He loved attending each day and felt like he had a purpose in life.”
Our mission is to sustain, nurture and strengthen the well-being of seniors, adults, children, and families and to ensure access to a full continuum of care through the life cycle, within the framework of Jewish tradition and values.
You can be part of the JCS community, helping us provide vital housing, senior, nutrition, wellness and other social services to those in need.