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If using GPS, enter 36 SIMSBURY ROAD, WEST HARTFORD which will bring you very close to the entrance drive. Look for the Zachs Campus sign. You will be directly across from the back entrance to the Hartford Golf Club.

I-84 Westbound:

  • Take exit 48, Asylum St.
  • Turn right at the light at the very end of the exit onto Asylum St.
  • Go 1.5 miles, turn right onto Scarborough St.
  • Go to end, turn left onto Route 44, Albany Ave.
  • Take first right onto Rt. 189/Bloomfield Ave.
  • At 3rd light go left onto Rt. 185/Simsbury Rd.
  • Entrance to our parking lot is on the right in about 1/3 mile, look for the Zachs Campus sign.

I-91 Northbound:

  • From I-91 north, take exit 32A to merge onto 84 west
  • Follow directions above from the first bullet point

I-84 Eastbound:

  • Take exit 43, Park Road/West Hartford Center. Turn right off the exit  (As you exit you should be in the lane that is marked for those taking Trout Brook Drive.)
  • Go left almost immediately onto Trout Brook Drive.
  •  At 7th light, take a right onto Route 44, Albany Ave.
  • At next light turn left onto Mohegan Drive
  • Go to the end and take a right onto Rt. 185/Simsbury Rd.
  • Entrance to our parking lot is the 3rd left, you will see a Zachs Campus sign.

I-91 Southbound:

  • Take exit 35B, Rt. 218 west
  • Follow Rt. 218 for 3.75 miles
  • Turn left at the light onto Bloomfield Avenue
  • At the 3rd stoplight turn right, and then make another immediate right onto Simsbury Road/ Rt. 185
  • Entrance to our parking lot is on the right (approximately .3 miles - look for the Zachs Campus sign)

Upon Arrival:

Enter the drive and the first door you see will be JFS. The building is on your left and has an orange awning. There is parking directly across from the door, or if full, proceed ahead to the main lot.

Alternate:  If you are on Bloomfield Avenue/Rt. 189  by the entrance to the Mandell JCC and The Hebrew Center, enter that drive and go left at the first stop sign.

Proceed past the JCC and follow the drive around the back of the JCC. At next stop sign, the Community Services Building where we are located is on your right.

Turn right and proceed straight through the parking lot to the far end of the building. At that stop sign, the entrance to JFS will be just around the corner to your right. You may park in the small lot across from our door or in the main lot.

By bus:

The Simsbury Road entrance to JFS can be accessed by the CT Transit bus #153. This is a north-south route across West Hartford. You can transfer onto this bus from several other major routes. For a full bus schedule click here. Please note that the places listed are for time points only; the bus will stop right at our driveway.  Our stop is between time points 8 and 9.  If you would like assistance planning your route here, please call us at 860-236-1927.