Jewish Family and Child Service continues to enhance the strength and resilience of our community members. We have been doing this for the past 155 years.
Over the past year, the demand for our programs and services has significantly increased due
to factors including: the long-term effects of the pandemic on mental health, increased food insecurity, and the current lack of affordable housing. Our staff are witnessing this firsthand.
For example, our housing social workers are supporting more people at risk of homelessness after years of having a home.
With donor support, we are able to meet so many of these needs and fulfill our mission to increase safety and security, improve mental health and wellness, and reduce the effects of poverty.
We can effectively address the often overlapping poverty and mental health-related needs in our community through our multi-service and holistic approach to service delivery. Each story
in this year’s Annual Campaign highlights JF&CS’ innovative programming designed to address these needs — whether offering produce baskets, access to housing, hospice care
or mental health supports.
With your support, we are Strengthening Our Community Together.