Families find hope, support and answers at JFCS.
WE ARE PROUD OF OUR REPUTATION
101 Years is a long time. Here are some recent accomplishments & recognitions:
2001 we partnered with Boys’ Home Association to form Family
Support Services of North Florida, Inc. (FSS)
2005 Achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation for Children & Family Services.
This accreditation has been maintained since.
2007 Selected by United Way as pilot partner for Achievers for Life
drop-out prevention initiative
2007 Selected by the Department of Health & Human Services as a
recipient of the national Adoption Excellence Award
2009 Selected as pilot partner in United Way / 2-1-1 centralized
intake phone number
2010 Dupont Counseling Group started doing business as a licensed
business division of JFCS
2012 Began providing Holocaust Survivor Support services
2013 Selected by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation
as the sole local recipient of their prestigious Neighborhood Builders Award
2015 Selected by the City of Jacksonville and Jacksonville Children’s
Commission to be a provider of mental health services in the Full
Service School system
2016 Recognized by Family Support Service of North Florida as Case
Management Organization of the Year for 2015 (and again in 2017)
2017 Celebrated a Century of Service to individuals and families in the First Coast.
Expanded operations and programs in newly renovated location, the
Alan J. Taffet Building, which houses the Chartrand Tolerance Education Center.
Opened the Frisch Family Holocaust Memorial Gallery in the same building.
2018 Completed renovations for the Allison Stein Robbins Building
and Max Block Food Pantry.
WE ARE HERE FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA
Jewish Family & Community Services has been invested in the success of the First Coast since 1917, strengthening the entire community through services that aid people of all ages, races, religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds. While our quality programs may be diverse, they are unified by our guiding mission: to help people help themselves.
No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination under any program or activity receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance and administered by JFCS. JFCS will ensure that reasonable accommodations will be made for those persons needing special assistance to access our programs and services, and for those persons who are deaf or hard of hearing