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The JCHC Journal

JCHC Updates: Building on our Success

The Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey (JCHC), a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization rooted in Jewish values, was founded in 1983 with the mission of providing senior citizens with affordable homes in nurturing and enriching communities in Greater MetroWest NJ.

Building On Our Success at the JCHC

Thanks to the generous support from donors like you, the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey (JCHC) has been meeting the dynamic needs of seniors in our community for over 40 years. 

We would like to take a moment and share some of the things we have been up to recently.

Healthy Hands Photo

Doing More for those who did for us

JCHC now can add help with activities of daily living to the list of services it offers residents. In January, New Jersey’s health department licensed JCHC to operate an assisted living program at its buildings in the Oranges….


Lester senior Living renovation updates

Our latest capital improvement plan, started last summer at our flagship Lester Senior Community, is one of our most ambitious and exciting upgrades yet. It allows us to meet or exceed the quality of amenities and services offered….

Take a look at our progress photos...

and stay tuned as we head into the next phases of our renovations!

Better Together Intergenerational Group

Better Together Intergenerational Group Outing

Recently, Lester residents joined the Better Together Intergenerational Group from Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael for Shabbat Dinner.

We had a wonderful time with our friends and want to send a special THANK YOU, not only for inviting us to dinner but for your monthly visits to Lester.

Thank you for joining us at our 2023 gala

JCHC Gala Emcee and CBS2 Anchor, Chris Wragge; Honoree and JCHC Board President, Scott Loventhal; Chief Executive Officer of the JCHC, Harold Colton-Max

Thank you for joining us at our 2023 Annual Gala, held this past May.  We are pleased to share our Save-The-Date for next year’s Gala, and look forward to welcoming everyone to another great evening on Wednesday, May 15, 2024!

Thank You to all Donors and Participants
of JCHC's Annual 2023 Gala!

Ways to Support Your Aging Parents

Ways to support your aging parents

As our parents grow older, it becomes our responsibility to ensure they receive the care and companionship they truly deserve. The challenges associated with aging can be overwhelming, but there are numerous ways we can enhance the quality of life for our loved ones…


Did Someone Say Apple Cider Sufganiyot?

Who says sufganiyot (Hanukkah doughnuts) must be reserved strictly for Hanukkah? With apple picking in full swing and Thanksgiving just around the corner, sufganiyot can be the perfect fall dessert to serve at your next family get together.

A look inside Lester's Renovations

We are asking the Greater MetroWest Jewish Community to consider adding your support to these important initiatives. With our work together, resident families have greater peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are safe, happy, and living with high quality of life.

For questions or information, please contact Amy Epstein, JCHC Director of Development:  
AmyE@jchcorp.org – 973-530-3966

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