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What's New

Federal emergency money now available to Metro Detoiters who suffered damage from the super storm

Read our latest magazine issue for news announcements, funding updates and more!

Know of someone fighting foreclosure? JVS can help!

Paul previously served as Vice President of JVS Career and Business Services

The JVS Senior Service Corps provides FREE help to nonprofits in need of assistance with mailing and other special projects.

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What's the Buzz

October 08: Our staff wore purple and/or purple ribbons to stand up against domestic abuse and support Domestic Violence Awareness Month # Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA)


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September 29: If the recent super storm damaged your home, auto, etc., you can now apply for disaster relief through FEMA at http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA. More about what is covered at http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2014/09/25/federal-aid-programs-state-michigan-declaration




DisasterAssistance.gov
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Welcome to DisasterAssistance.gov, your access to disaster help and resources. To find or apply for assistance or check your application progress visit DisasterAssistance.gov.

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September 12: Jack came in today to visit seniors at our adult day care center. He got lots of lovin' from both our seniors and staff. More about our senior services at http://bit.ly/JVSSeniorServices


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August 29: Know of someone who's fighting foreclosure? JVS Foreclosure Education classes can help individuals explore all of their options to help keep their home. More info at http://bit.ly/1zSzqrI


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August 13: Congrats to Paul Blatt who was recently named JVS's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer! In the position, Paul will be responsible for ensuring that the agency’s programmatic, fiscal, and strategic goals are met and that key community needs are addressed. Paul previously served as Vice President of JVS Career and Business Services, where he proved to be an effective leader and strategic thinker who created significant growth in the program areas he oversaw.


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August 11: Over 80% of job openings are not advertised, so if you're spending 100% of your time looking for jobs online, you're only seeing 20% of what's available. Read our job blog to learn how to uncover the hidden job market » http://bit.ly/JVSJjobBlog


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July 29: Some of the locations of our August employment seminars have changed. For an updated schedule visit http://bit.ly/EmploymentWorkshops


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July 25: Thinking of buying a house? Attend our Homebuyer Education Series in August to learn how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender and close on a mortgage. Info at http://bit.ly/1p9XG4H


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July 22: Check out our job search site for job openings, upcoming job search seminars, tweets about job fairs and other resources. More info » http://bit.ly/ActNowJobs


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July 14: Know of a nonprofit that needs help with mailings and other special projects? The JVS Senior Service Corps can help! This group of spunky seniors volunteers at our Southfield office every Monday and Wednesday to help with stuffing, stamping and sealing mailings, prepping care bears for sick children and other special projects. More info at http://bit.ly/1mC7aHa


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July 02: Free financial help from a JVS financial counselor is now available to Oakland County residents to assist with creating a budget, dealing with debt collectors, improving credit scores, starting an emergency fund and more. View flyer » http://bit.ly/1qlSH32. Watch video » http://bit.ly/TP5Ghf


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June 27: Watch highlights from our Strictly Business luncheon which featured incoming Ford Motor Company President Mark Fields, Jacques Panis of Shinola and Max Surnow of Cooper Street Cookies.


2014 Strictly Business Luncheon

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June 26: Follow our job blog to learn 8 interviewing tips for success and more! Read tips » http://bit.ly/1mhL2wz


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June 25: Today was the grand opening of the Oakland County, Michigan Government Financial Empowerment Center, where JVS will be providing Oakland County residents with free one-on-one financial counseling on credit repair, budgeting, foreclosure prevention and more! Info at http://bit.ly/1pPapMd or 248-858-0611.

This partnership was made possible by a $25,000 grant from CEDAM: The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan It's the first grant of its kind awarded to a county in the state of Michigan to help residents improve their financial well being. #FinancialEmpowerment #OaklandCounty


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June 19: See how our clients Jeff (left), Gloria and Weston overcame the end of their family business, drug addiction and a lifelong disability to become successful employees. Watch their inspirational stories » http://bit.ly/JVSWinners


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June 18: Learn how to stop the deadly sins of sales to develop an effective sales team at our Business Connections event June 24. More info at http://bit.ly/TmTcOo


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June 12: A record-breaking crowd of over 800 singing God Bless America at our Strictly Business luncheon, which raised more than $310,000 to support our mission! More event highlights at http://www.jvsdet.org/strictlybiz



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June 11: JVS will be honoring Cooper Street Cookies tomorrow at our Strictly Business luncheon.


Local cookie company finds sweet success
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WEST BLOOMFIELD/SOUTHFIELD — In three short years, Cooper Street Cookies has risen from a home business in West Bloomfield to a hearty Michigan-based company that distributes cookies from a facility in Lathrup Village

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June 09: Gracie graced us will her presence today! She's been volunteering with us for 4 years to help spread smiles to our seniors. Check out her dog tag!


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June 03: JVS will be closed June 4 and 5 in observance of the Jewish holiday Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the 10 Commandments. See you on Friday.

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