About JCFS

Your first and best connection to trusted, innovative care.

How We Help

When Chicago-area families need help, Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) is ready to provide caring and healing services to guide them from crisis to calm, from anguish to awareness, and from isolation to support. With services that are infused with Jewish values and compassion, JCFS works to strengthen lives throughout our community.

You are not alone in your struggle when you receive help from JCFS. Our team of highly skilled staff members is thoughtful in developing individualized care for children, teens, adults, older adults and families. More than 26,000 people turn to JCFS each year for help with autism, support with advanced illness, special education, individual and family counseling and more. We invite your engagement with us, too, when and if you should ever need a helping hand.

Who We Help

The services and programs of JCFS are as diverse as the people who benefit from them. Our programs include: care for abused and neglected youth; therapy for children and adults; support for people with disabilities and their families; respite care; special education; general counseling and more. From inclusive summer camps for children with disabilities, to grief counseling for adults, to support for families adopting children, there are countless ways that JCFS can help families.

Our talented and diverse workforce helps children and their families regardless of religion, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ability, gender, sex or sexual orientation.

About JCFS

Our Mission

Mission

Helping children, adults and families

To provide help, healing, and caring services infused with Jewish values to strengthen lives in our community.

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Success Stories

Success Stories

We would love to hear your story.

Read more about the children and people we've been honored to work with.

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The Year in Review

2017 Annual Report & Financials

The Year in Review

Learn how Jewish Child & Family Services impacted the lives this year of kids in foster care, communities in search of resources for addiction and prevention abuse, couples in need of marriage counseling, young adults with disabilities...and more.

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Mobilizing Knowledge for Change

Speaker's Bureau

Mobilizing Knowledge for Change

Tap into our agency's 160 years plus of experience and knowledge. Experts in all fields and professions from our nationally renowned agency are available to speak to your group.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

Our FY 2017-2019 Strategic Plan

For nearly 160 years Jewish Child & Family Services and JVS Chicago have embodied compassion, excellence and strength across a broad array of programs and services.

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Careers

Careers

Come work with us and make a difference!

Each day is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

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