Family Strengthening Supports Stability for Children

Family Strengthening services help people navigate life’s changes and challenges through a client-centered, case management approach. When vulnerable parents get the help they need to stand on more solid ground, their children do, too. Our Family Strengthening services are customized to help each family meet their self-identified goals and may include: asset building, budget development, career coaching and counseling, family …

Jewish Family & Career Services and Kentucky Refugee Ministries Partner in New Logan Street Artisan Shop

“Over the past 20 of years working with refugee and immigrant entrepreneurs the largest barrier I’ve seen to opening a successful storefront is managing the financial burden of overhead at the beginning of their business venture” shares Cynthia Brown, Director of the Navigate Enterprise Center. “The new Jewish Family & Career Services and Kentucky Refugee Ministries Artisan Shop will mitigate …

Are you ready to LAUNCH?

Preparing for post-secondary education or employment after high school can be daunting for any student nearing graduation, but students with disabilities can face more barriers as they enter adulthood. In 2014, federal vocational rehabilitation law added pre-employment transition services (or pre-ETS), which are designed to prepare students for post-secondary education and the workforce by supplementing existing programs in schools and …

Connecting Communities

A Roman philosopher once said, “ Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Connecting Communities, a new program from JFCS’s Navigate Enterprise Center, exemplifies this message by turning the preparation we do with our clients every day into an opportunity to create life-changing experiences. Through a bit of luck, JFCS began working with the Fund for the Arts NeXt …

JFCS Navigate Enterprise Center Business Showcase Featured at MOSAIC Awards on May 23

JFCS has been providing assistance to microbusinesses for more than 20 years. In 1995, the program started with funding from the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement to give newly arrived refugees the opportunity to explore self-employment through microenterprise development as a viable means to financial self-sufficiency. Since then, it has grown into the Navigate Enterprise Center. Services have expanded to …