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Avi Rose

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Avi Rose

Executive Director
Jewish Family and Children's Services of the East Bay
Expertise: 
health of Alameda and Contra Costa County children and families
mentoring services for refugee youth from Bosnia, Afghanistan and Cambodia
multilingual, multicultural social services
child abuse prevention
senior citizen services
mental health services

Biography

Avi Rose is executive director of Jewish Family and Children's Services of the East Bay, a nonprofit, non-sectarian agency supporting the social and emotional well-being of Alameda and Contra Costa County residents. JFCS/East Bay serves over 10,000 people with a staff of 60 in four offices and a volunteer program of over 200 volunteers visiting the elderly, welcoming new refugees, tutoring in English and mentoring refugee youth from Bosnia, Afghanistan and Cambodia. The organization is recognized for its cutting-edge multilingual, multicultural programs in mental health, health advocacy, senior services and child abuse prevention. Each year, the organization provides essential services to over 3,000 refugees and immigrants from over 30 countries.

2484 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 210
Berkeley  California  94704
United States
Office Phone: 
(510) 704-7475
Office Fax: 
(510) 704-7494

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