In another sign of life on long-dormant North Main Street, Jewish Family Services shared the following announcement:

On December 27, 2007, Jewish Family Service is moving from its Waterman Street location to 959 North Main Street. The Jewish Family Service programs which will be housed at the new location include Adoption Options, Home Care, the Counseling Center, Lifeline RI and AgeWell, the senior information and referral service.

This new location will make it easier to provide a comfortable space for both clients and staff, as well as being conveniently located with easy highway and public transportation access. Erin Minior, Interim Executive Director, says that, “The professionals at JFS are so pleased to be moving to a location that will enable us to better serve our clients. This space will also be more conducive to community programs and family life education.”

All contact information for JFS will remain the same. The phone number is 401-331-1244 and the email is The move will not cause any stoppage in services.

Jewish Family Service is an organization whose mission is to sustain, nurture and strengthen the emotional and general well-being and stability of families and individuals throughout the life cycle. JFS offers counseling, Family Life Education, Home care Services for sick, elderly or disabled individuals, Lifeline Rhode Island, Adoption Options, a Kosher Congregate Mealsite, Meals on Wheels and Nutrition programs.