JFCS offers adoption services for birth mothers and prospective adoptive parents.

First Coast Adoption Professionals Adoption can be both challenging and rewarding. That’s why it’s important to work with professionals who are experienced in working with both birth mothers and adoptive parents. Since 1951, First Coast Adoption Professionals has made the process safe and easy for everyone through comprehensive adoption services. Our experienced, compassionate team provides: Personalized emotional and financial support … Read More

JFCS offers professional, confidential mental health counseling.

Dupont Counseling Group Everyone faces challenges in their lives — but there is no need to face them alone. Dupont Counseling Group offers family, individual, couples and group counseling. Our team of Jacksonville based mental health professionals has more than 50 years of combined experience in areas such as depression, anxiety, coping with illness, grief and loss, childrens couseling, and … Read More

JFCS offers help for families facing challenges with an aging loved one.

Senior Solutions Senior Solutions at JFCS offers help to Jacksonville seniors and families dealing with relatives with dementia, including in-home assessments, crisis intervention, referrals for services and residential placement, and continuing care counseling. Our home assessments can be as simple as a recommendation to install a rail in a bathroom or helping a family to find a companion to  do light housekeeping … Read More

JFCS Earns CMO of the Year!

Jewish Family & Community Services was honored as Case Management Organization of the year by Family Support Services of North Florida! JFCS has received this prestigious award twice in the last three years, making the organization the highest performing child services agency in both Duval and Nassau counties. “We are one of five organizations contracted by FSS to provide child … Read More

Allison Stein Robbins Building Ribbon Cutting and PJ Library Jacksonville’s 6th Birthday Celebration

Jewish Family & Community Services celebrated the dedication of the Allison Stein Robbins Building on January 21st. The newly renovated building includes an expanded Max Block Food Pantry and the new Fanny Landwirth Clothes Closet to better accommodate the needs of the Jacksonville community. The PJ Library Jacksonville’s 6th birthday was also observed. Featured performer and Jewish rock star, Rick … Read More

Jewish Family & Community Services Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of the Alan J. Taffet Building & Frisch Family Memorial Holocaust Gallery

Jewish Family & Community Services (JFCS) recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Southside headquarters, the Alan J. Taffet Building, with a ceremony attended by approximately 300 community members. The celebration included a ribbon cutting and tours of the new building that features the new Frisch Family Holocaust Memorial Gallery. The gallery is the only Holocaust memorial between Miami … Read More

The Place We Make…The Place That Make Us

Thank you to our generous donors who have already made a tremendous philanthropic investment in our capital campaign. We still need your help to reach our goal of $6,000,000! Please consider a gift to help us strengthen families across our Northeast Florida community. Call or email Kathy Wohlhuter at  904-394-5727 or at kwohlhuter@jfcsjax.org to learn how you can take part.

JFCS on the Move in Our 100th Year!

Please join us as we celebrate our new home, The Alan J. Taffet Building, located at 8540 Baycenter Road.  This event will be followed by an informative   –and tasty- lunch & learn in October. And finally, in January, we will dedicate the Allison Stein Robbins Building and celebrate PJ Library Jacksonville’s 6th birthday with a very special guest –Rick … Read More

The Max Block Food Pantry Match Challenge is On! (Previously FANN)

1 in 5 children in Duval County receive their only meal while in school –school ends June 2nd. The Max Block Food Pantry at JFCS meets the needs of many families that struggle throughout the summer months –closing the food gap that is created by school being out. Just in 2016 the Max Block Food Pantry served more than 80,000 … Read More

100th Celebration a Success!

About 500 people gathered April 1 to celebrate the century of hope that Jewish Family & Community Services has provided to hundreds of thousands of local individuals and families in need. The celebration at Everbank Field’s US Assure Club West also highlighted exciting things to come. “We offer such a wide variety of meaningful services to the community,” said Colleen … Read More