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How We Help

When people need help, JCFS Chicago 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, we work to make our community inclusive and accessible for people of all ages and abilities.

You are not alone in your struggle when you receive help from JCFS. Each year more than 22,000 children, teens, adults and families turn to us for expert, individualized help as they strive to live successfully in their community.

Who We Help

The services of JCFS are as diverse as the people who benefit from them: the agency’s talented and diverse workforce helps individuals and families regardless of religion, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ability, gender, sex or sexual orientation.

The JCFS family of services include: 

  • Services for children and young adults including education at the therapeutic day school and Yeshiva, speech-language/occupational therapy, psychological testing and evaluation, and behavioral assessments and interventions.
  • Services for individuals such as counseling (individual and family), support groups, marriage counseling, career services and training.
  • Services for people with disabilities and their families include community-based group living, support and assistance for independent living, customized employment and job training.
  • Immigration, citizenship and refugee resettlement services.
  • Clinical support for children and families in the child welfare system. 
  • Jewish community programs such as addiction services, abuse prevention, spiritual support and connections to JCFS services through community partnerships. 

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