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

Our Impact

JCFS Chicago strives to enhance social-emotional well-being for adults, children, teens and families as well as maximize potential for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Vision Statement

JCFS Chicago is the first and best connection to trusted, innovative care.

Core Values

  • Providing services infused with Jewish values.
  • Tikkun olam—"repairing the world" or "perfecting the world." Creating a model society among Jews but also responsible for the welfare of the society at large. Contributing to social justice, being the champion of the underdog. Helping, healing, and caring.
  • Ensuring that the Jewish community’s mental health and social service needs are met.
  • Seeking the absolute best care for our clients, whatever it takes.
  • Striving for excellence in everything that we do.
  • Supporting, nurturing, and protecting families.
  • Understanding that the community is essential to living.
  • Ensuring our staff receives high quality training, knowledge, and resources to succeed.