JFCS Doris L. & Theodore B. Meyers Shabbos Friends Program

Carole Snyder grew up visiting senior living facilities with her parents to offer Friday evening Shabbat services to Jewish elders. So, when JFCS mentioned the idea of bringing Shabbat to local seniors, Carole knew she wanted to be involved. Today, Carole and her daughter, Sara Yamin, continue the family legacy of offering Shabbat joy and community to older Jewish community …

Where Are We Now?

In March, the global COVID-19 crisis brought about a drastic shift in how human service agencies, like Jewish Family & Career Services, provide services and ongoing support to clients. JFCS quickly adapted to a world in which in-person services were no longer an option. We have continued to provide counseling, career support, access to food, and direct assistance to our …

Join Our Team

Jewish Family & Career Services expands possibilities for each person and every family to meet life’s challenges with confidence. We are guided by our Jewish values to ensure all in Greater Louisville live with dignity and purpose. Our core service areas include Career Services, Counseling Services, Family Strengthening, Jewish Life, Klein Older Adult Services, and the Navigate Enterprise Center. JFCS …

Counseling is at Our Core

At JFCS, we are passionate about strengthening families. Our dedicated counseling staff helps people navigate life’s challenges and changes through a client-centered case management approach. They help individuals, couples, and families improve their emotional well-being and realize their life goals through individual, couple, and family counseling and personal coaching. In addition, we host support groups and workshops on varying topics …

Now Hiring: Homecare Aides

JFCS welcomes people with a growth mindset to our team. Homecare Aides Aides will provide in home care to seniors in Jefferson County. Duties include: personal care, meal preparation, light housekeeping, and companionship. Applicants must pass a background check, drug screen, and TB test $11/hr Full-time or Part-time Available Experience Preferred Flexible Schedule Full-time opportunities offer a generous and comprehensive …

Virtual Feeding Families Food Drive

Thursday, August 20 – Friday, September 18, 2020 People are having a hard time making ends meet. YOU CAN HELP. Join us in the 2020 Virtual Feeding Families Food Drive Benefiting the Sonny & Janet Meyer Food Pantry. By donating today, you can help empower families and allow JFCS to say YES! to the needs of community. In these unusual …

JFCS Career Coaches Working Nationally in the Jewish Community

JFCS Career Coaches, Andrea Brown and Cindy Key, have been accepted by the RISE program. RISE is a new initiative by the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and JPRO to help Jewish community professionals dealing with layoffs and furloughs get back on their feet when they need a helping hand the most. RISE realizes that when it comes to …

Finding Support in Community, Maintaining Sobriety

The difficulties and isolating effects of living during an ongoing public health emergency are impacting all of us, especially those who are trying to maintain their sobriety. Sarah* joined a JFCS online support group after a pandemic-related job loss. In her new circumstances, Sarah was concerned about her ability to stay sober because of her increased stress, anxiety and isolation. …

Mental Health First Aid

A Virtual Training to Identify, Understand and Respond to Signs of Mental Illness. JFCS believes each of us has the power to be a first-responder when we encounter someone in crisis. We have invested in training our staff to provide Mental Health First Aid training courses virtually. Our vision is a community collectively more prepared to respond to those in need …