For a moderate fee, Alterman/JETS provides transportation for both older adults and adults with disabilities to and from work, doctor or other appointments, social outings, shopping or other destinations. Peak availability for rides is Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm in several metro-Atlanta counties.
Art Therapy offers a safe space to harness your creative awareness, promote self-growth and work through the obstacles in your life. An art therapist will assist you with developing a session unique to your needs, hopes and preferences.
JF&CS’ Aviv Older Adult Services offers case management services, financial assistance, education and support groups at various locations for caregivers, facilitated by licensed clinical social workers and professional counselors.
JF&CS’ Aviv Older Adult Services provides reparation assistance and social events for Holocaust Survivors and essential services, including personal care, housecleaning, home-delivered meals, transportation, medical and dental assistance, prescription assistance and emergency financial assistance to eligible Holocaust Survivors.
The Kosher Food Pantry provides food and/or grocery gift cards for any community member struggling to meet basic needs and they are then better able to direct their limited resources towards other necessities such as housing, medicine and utilities. While we help all people we want our Jewish clients to feel confident that pantry items meet kasruth standards.
One Good Deed is a is a friendly visitor program that matches volunteers with older adults so they can live independently in their own homes and supports both the client and his or her family caregivers. Services include assistance with cooking meals with the recipient, shopping for groceries, paying bills, and running errands.
The Toco Hills NORC program is designed to help keep older adults safe in their homes and more fully engaged with one another and with their community. Our programs and services provide older adults with access to home safety improvements and enrichment opportunities that provide a sense of empowerment, and remove barriers to participation such as transportation, affordability, and lack of knowledge. In addition, the NORC helps increase the local community’s capacity to help support older adults who wish to age in place. Our NORC program provides a broad range of services that match the varied needs and interests of the older adults who live in the Toco Hills community and surrounding areas in DeKalb County.