Generations of women tackling homelessness

October 23, 2018 by  

320 women came together in support of Jewish Care Victoria’s Housing Support Program at the 22ndAnnual Generations of Women Brunch. Read more

New community partnership provides Shabbat meals to those in need

March 6, 2018 by  

A recently launched partnership between Jewish Care Victoria and Our Village Kitchen is enabling families experiencing tough times to enjoy cooked Shabbat meals while providing adults living with a disability with meaningful opportunities to give back to their community. Read more

Jewish Care receives Better Practice Commendation Award

August 21, 2017 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has been awarded the highly regarded Best Practice Commendation Award from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency. Read more

Jewish Care Victoria Launches New Video in Honour of Mental Health Week

October 8, 2016 by  

To honour Mental Health Week (9-15 October 2016) – an annual campaign to raise awareness of mental health, Jewish Care is launching the next video in its Reach Out, Speak Out series, ‘Dov’s Story’. Read more

Jewish Care Launches Mental Health Video Campaign for R U OK? Day

September 9, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria launched its new mental health awareness video campaign, Reach Out, Speak Out on R U OK? Day, 8 September 2016 – a national day of action for suicide prevention. Read more

Jewish Care and The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence Enhance Responsiveness to the Jewish Community

August 26, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria and The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence (JTAFV) have reached an agreement regarding the JTAFV’s telephone support line. Read more

New partnership offers improved response in addressing family violence in Jewish Community

August 21, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has partnered with Inner South Community Health Service to enable Jewish community members who have experienced family violence to access a culturally appropriate service response. Read more

Jewish Care Hosts 35 Israeli Delegates from Disability Sector

August 16, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria hosted a group of 35 Israeli professionals and owners of private and not-for-profit organisations that provide services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read more

Jewish Care brunch

June 20, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has hosted its 33rd Annual Friends of Montefiore Brunch. Read more

Jewish Care finalises arrangement with Melbourne’s CSG

June 20, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has formalised its ongoing partnership with Melbourne’s Community Security Group  via a Memorandum of Understanding. Read more

We have dreams

June 9, 2016 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s Disability Services clients share their dreams in this moving video. Read more

Jewish Care annual appeal dinner attracts over 400

June 4, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has hosted over 420 supporters at its 2016 Annual Appeal Dinner. Read more

Exploring Creativity Through Cooking with Jewish Care’s Disability Residents

May 23, 2016 by  

Galit Ben David’s cooking passion started at home. Read more

Melbourne’s Jewish Care appeal gets underway

March 1, 2016 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has launched its 2016 Annual Appeal with this year’s first Major Donor Dinner, held at Jeanne Pratt’s ‘Raheen’ residence in Kew. Read more

With a little help from my friends

February 17, 2016 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care will launch its 2016 Annual Appeal tomorrow with the first of several donor events that will aim to raise $3.6 million for the many programs and services that receive little or no government funding. Read more

Aged care residents celebrate first ever Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

December 14, 2015 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has hosted a special Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremony for 75 of its aged care residents who had never celebrated this religious milestone. Read more

Belated Bar and Batmitzvahs

December 4, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care will host a special ceremony for its aged care residents who haven’t yet celebrated their Bar or Bat MitzvahMany residents missed out on this significant life event due to reasons such as living through times of war and communism. Read more

Changing Perceptions about Disability

December 4, 2015 by  

Members of Melbourne’s Jewish community with disabilities have messages for J-Wire readers… Read more

A special day for those with disabilities

December 4, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care has marked the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) with a vibrant family event. Read more

Jewish Care at Disability Expo

September 22, 2015 by  

Jewish Care Victoria, as part of the Jewish Disability Network has co-hosted the Jewish Disability Services Expo at Melbourne’s Beth Weizmann Community Centre. Read more

An award for Mary

September 5, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Smorgon Family Nursing Home facilitator Mary McHugh has won the Non-Executive Not for Profit leadership award at the 10th Annual SACS Awards. Read more

Jewish Care gets words of wisdom

August 21, 2015 by  

The senior residents of Melbourne’s Jewish Care share their beliefs and wisdom by answering questions about self, money, being a good Jew and what words of advice they can share with young people…a J-Wire video report. Read more

Homelessness Prevention Week

August 7, 2015 by  

Homelessness Prevention Week is an annual event that reminds us all that there are people currently homeless or at risk of homelessness. But what do we really understand about the issue of homelessness, especially how it is experienced by the Victorian Jewish community? Read more

Cents and Senses

July 23, 2015 by  

Jewish Care Victoria has launched its first digital crowdfunding campaign, ‘Cents for Senses’  to raise funds for vital equipment to be used in the adult and children’s sensory rooms located in the new Disability Respite Centre in Caulfield. Read more

AFL kicks community goals

June 19, 2015 by  

Residents of The Manders Villas, Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s independent living units for people with disability, experienced a day at the football courtesy of the AFL and the Collingwood Football Club. Read more

A Bissel of Songs

June 16, 2015 by  

Melbourne’s Jewish Care asked residents to sing their favourite songs, in any language. What they heard was a wonderful collection of tunes in Yiddish, Russian and Hebrew. Read more

Jewish Care app

May 19, 2015 by  

A new mobile app launched by Melbourne’s Jewish Care aims to give users a quick and easy way to connect with the organisation while providing many useful features. Read more

Jewish Care’s annual appeal dinner evokes community spirit

May 19, 2015 by  

More than 400 supporters attended Melbourne’s Jewish Care’s 2015 Annual Appeal Dinner. Read more

An award for Masha

May 15, 2015 by  

Jewish Care volunteer Masha Zeleznikow has won an award The 2015 Victorian Minister for Health Volunteer Awards…a part of National Volunteer Week. Read more

A kiss is just a kiss

May 14, 2015 by  

Older members of Melbourne’s community reflect on their earlier romantic, or not so romantic, days…a Jewish Care video. Read more

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