Babson College Human Resources Recognized by Jewish Family & Children’s Service for Extraordinary Advocacy for People with Disabilities
Babson College Human Resources was recognized at the biennial Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) CHAI Champions dinner for their extraordinary advocacy for people with disabilities. Babson is being honored specifically for Human Resources’ efforts to hire people with disabilities. Eighteen individuals and organizations were honored at the dinner on November 5, 2017.
CHAI (Community Housing and Adult Independence) was the first programmatic offering of JF&CS Services for People with Disabilities. They have grown significantly and now offer a full continuum of services for people with disabilities and their families, including information and referral, care coordination and coaching, mental health counseling, day and employment services, supported housing, social and recreational groups, and Jewish programming.
About Jewish Family & Children’s Service
JF&CS Services for People with Disabilities supports people with special needs and their families, including those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, autism, and other disabilities. Services include information and referral, care coordination and coaching, mental health counseling, day and employment services, supported housing, social and recreational groups, and Jewish programming.
For 150 years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service has provided exceptional human service and health care programs, guided by Jewish traditions of social responsibility, compassion, and respect for all members of the community. With an integrated network of more than 40 programs serving communities throughout Eastern and Central Massachusetts, JF&CS helps people of all faiths and backgrounds meet life’s challenges. JF&CS programs focus on serving particularly vulnerable populations including children and adults with disabilities or mental illness, new mothers and their infants, seniors living with chronic conditions, and people experiencing financial crisis, hunger, or domestic abuse. Visit www.jfcsboston.org for more information.