JFCS: Here For Jax

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, the 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.

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 …


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World Mental Health Day Interview

"We don't judge each other when we go to the doctor. There should be no judgement in seeking out mental health care." JFCS's CEO, Colleen Rodriguez, appeared on WJXT's Morning Show to talk about how ... read more

May is Mental Health Month

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been myriad concerns about mental health. As providers of mental health services, our community relies on JFCS to foster the development of cognitive and emotional skills that allow ... read more

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Webinars

Jewish Family & Community Services (JFCS) commemorated International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27 with a special event offering virtual tours of the Frisch Family Holocaust Memorial Gallery. The dynamic webinars provided a creative and ... read 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.