The JFS Family Assistance Network provides confidential and respectful assistance to individuals and families in Metrowest to help them meet the short-term challenges resulting from urgent financial difficulties. Our goal is to help households remain independent and financially self-sufficient though a comprehensive array of coordinated services. Cash assistance will be available on an income eligibility basis.

Case Management Services
• Intake and assessment of assistance needs
• Service plan development and follow-up
• Elder care services
• Connecting families to service networks
• Financial literacy education and guidance

Financial Assistance
Cash assistance paid directly to vendors for:
• Fuel and heating assistance
• Utilities/household items
• Medical needs/health care/prescriptions
• Food/nutritional supplements
• Transportation

Legal Assistance referrals through Metrowest Legal Aide

Emergency food assistance/utilization of the Lucy and Joe Food Pantry

Information & Referral