Helping People Help Themselves since 1917

The LJD Jewish Family & Community Services (JFCS) provides quality social and community services across the life spectrum to enhance the lives of children, adults, seniors and families coping with challenges that arise throughout the lifecycle. Guided by Jewish values, with a rich tradition of over 100 years, our services are available to ALL in the Northeast Florida Community.

Programs include direct client services, emergency assistance, counseling, adoption assistance for birth mothers and families, child safety and prevention support, senior services, education and outreach, Jewish Healing Network, dropout prevention for middle school students, and much more.


Holocaust Education Resources
Register for Co-Parenting Class
Online Counseling Courses


Our services allow older adults to remain as independent as possible, while providing families and caregivers the support, education, and practical resources they need to make decisions and ensure future well-being.  Find out more …

We serve members of the Jewish community by providing programs and services that enhance their lives. Find out more …

Our team of clinical social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists have more than 50 years of combined experience helping people overcome problems. Find out more …


Max Block Food Pantry

Mon, Nov 21 & Tue, Nov 22 | 9am-2pm
More about the food pantry …

Thursday, DEC 8 | 6:30-7:30pm
Martin J. Gottlieb Day School
Pre-K thru 3rd Grade | Wear your PJs, bring a new pair to donate, and join us for an evening of storytelling, crafts, songs, and milk & cookies. RSVP to by Dec 6.

Thursday, DEC 15 | 5:30-7:30pm
Join us for an evening of shared learning and community care as we respond to the rise of anti-semitism present in our city.
Learn more …

Register JFCS

Click on the button above to register JFCS as your charity of choice when shopping via Amazon. Once registered, every time you shop at Amazon through the portal, a donation will be made to JFCS.

Giving a gift in honor or in memory of someone is a meaningful way to recognize significant life events of those closest to you while also supporting Jewish Family & Community Services. … find out more

“I came to JFCS because I didn’t know what else to do. I was on the brink of homelessness and they provided financial assistance with my rent and electricity. I don’t know what I would have done without their help.”

Social services for Jewish Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.