JFS genuinely cares about serving you and the community. We have a diverse, professional and caring staff, and several volunteers who work well together and with those who seek our assistance on a daily basis. Our clients are special to us and we feel privileged to serve them.
"My passion is to empower individuals, families and communities to overcome challenges, establish stability and thrive to reach their full potential."
Buffy Ramos, L.S.W. holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from The University of Toledo. She has been a Licensed Social Worker since 2002 and has extensive experience in the field of family and child welfare. Through public speaking, she has worked diligently to raise public awareness about issues related to child abuse and neglect as well as mental health and addiction issues within society. She has been an educator to college students in both Indiana (Ivy Tech Community College) and Ohio (Kent State University) and has been a trainer to foster and adoptive parents in Texas and Ohio. Her most recent interest and current role is in the area of service to the senior population. While she has always had dear friendships with mature adults, she is excited to be providing professional social work services to these incredible people! Buffy currently serves as the Director of Community Education for Jewish Family Service. She believes that seniors deserve a high quality of life, and, through her work, she desires to connect them with services and activities that promote that cause.