Silver J-Ticket


Are you an older Jewish adult, or do you have a loved one, who needs transportation services? The Jewish Family Service of Akron is your gateway to the Silver J-Ticket program offers transportation services for Jewish individuals 62 and older who wish to remain safe in their homes. This program is made possible through a grant provided by the Albert L. and Janet A. Schultz Endowment for Jewish Programming and the Jewish Community Board of Akron.

House Cleaning


JFS provides house cleaning through the Silver J Ticket. List of cleaning tasks that can be performed by Lily home Care includes: Vacuuming, washing floors, garbage removal, cleaning and sanitation of sinks, faucets, showers, tubs and counters, and other cleaning agreed upon by Akron JFS and Lily Home Care.

Home Health Services


Nonmedical, personal care duties performed by a home health aide through Lily Home Care include:


  • Activities of daily living
  • Changing bed linens
  • Caring for his/her hair, teeth, and giving a bath
  • Training the client in necessary self-help skills such as dressing
  • Diet: seeing the client’s nutritional needs are met by meal preparation
  • Helping the client in and out of bed
  • Exercises and or walking
  • Medications reminders ordered by a doctor
  • Providing a safe environment in areas of the home used by the client
  • Laundry services if adequate equipment is available


Home Health Service Fees


JFS will provide a partial subsidy for each three-hour visit. A client receives up to 12 visits per year. You are expected to pay your fees in full before a home health aide comes to your home. 


How do I register for this program?


To register for this program, please contact the Jewish Family Service office at 330-867-3388.



If you must cancel an appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance. Appointments that are canceled less than four hours prior to the scheduled time will be charged the normal hourly rate for a 1.5 hour minimum. Please contact Lily Home Care at 330-869-0806.

Transportation Services 


Do you need a ride to synagogue services or events? Doctors' appointments, grocery store or medication pick-up? Maybe you'd like to attend a Jewish social or educational event? Let us do the driving for you!