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Afterschool program improves functioning in children with behavioral, social challenges

For more than 20 years, Quest Therapeutic Camps has provided innovative treatment programs for children ages 6-18 years old. Thousands of children have made dramatic improvements in behavioral, emotional and social functioning because of Quest's unique system that combines recreational activities, behavioral therapy and group psychotherapy. Quest Camp is new…Read More

Cuts to General Assistance program causes additional stress

Today thousands of individuals across Pennsylvania already facing hardship will be challenged further as the cut to the General Assistance cash assistance program goes into effect. Effective today, the new state budget eliminates this benefit program which provided a small monthly cash allowance for individuals who are temporarily disabled and…Read More

Guiding all families: Jewish Disability Awareness Month and JF&CS’s special needs services

Who is wise? The one who learns from all people....                                   - Pirke Avot, ancient Jewish text   In honor of February's Jewish Disability Awareness Month, there are several programs, lectures and events throughout the community, all with the message of inclusion. If you're looking for a way to acknowledge this…Read More