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Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services

aka JFS   |   Boca Raton, FL   |  www.ralesjfs.org

Mission

For over 40 years, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) has been providing help, hope and humanity through our comprehensive range of programs and services which support people of all ages and beliefs. With locations in Boca Raton and Delray Beach, JFS programs & services include food & financial assistance, senior services, counseling & mental health services, career & employment services, family & children’s services and many volunteer opportunities.

Ruling year info

2001

President & CEO

Ms. Danielle Hartman

Main address

21300 Ruth And Baron Coleman Blvd

Boca Raton, FL 33428 USA

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EIN

65-1115689

NTEE code info

er Mental Health, Crisis Intervention N.E.C.) (MOt)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Senior Services

Senior Adult Services-A comprehensive range of programs for the elderly including case management, support programs, education programs and volunteer opportunities. Agency also provides services as the Lead Agency for Area Agency on Aging, including Home Care for the Elderly, Community Care for the Elderly, Alzheimer's Disease Initiative andEmergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly. Approximately 16,000 individuals and families served.

Population(s) Served
Seniors

Clinical Services-A comprehensive range of individual and family counseling, adult and child psychiatry and support services. Over 8,500 hours of care provided to individuals and families.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Foo & Financial Assistance provided to those in need- Jacobson Family Food Pantry, Adele Loeb & Les Nackman Meals on Wheels Program, Emergency Financial Assistance,

Population(s) Served
Adults

The faces of those seeking employment has changed and the need for career and employment services is greater than ever. From first time job seekers to those in career transition, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services is pleased to better serve our community by offering Career & Employment Services (CES).

In June 2014, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) launched Career & Employment Services (CES) under the scope of the agency's Center for Families & Children.
The CES Program is based upon the Career Achievement Process (CAP), which includes a series of FREE
employment-related workshops, individual job coaching, mock interviews, job placement and resources for furthering education and training.

By focusing on job candidates’ individual goals, the CES Team creates customized action plans and offers support throughout the employment-seeking process. Let our CES Team help you discover your true potential and assist you in the transformation from job candidate to "You're hired!"

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We share the feedback we received with the people we serve

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time

Financials

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Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services

Board of directors
as of 02/28/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Rick Paul

Judi Donoff

Ronald Gallatin

Diane Feldman

David Schimel

Marcia Langley

Lorraine Udwin

Roger Leavy

Samy Dwek

Darryl Kogan

Rob Tillis

Robin Rubin

Ed Levine

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/28/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/28/2024

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.