JFCS is Hiring!

Expand Your Possibilities with JFCS JFCS welcomes people with a growth mindset to our team and in return offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package including paid annual leave and sick time, medical and dental insurance, 403B, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance and generous paid holidays. Open positions include: Mission Advancement Associate JFCS is seeking a Mission …

In Response to Events at the Capitol

Jewish Family & Career Services joins with the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies’ response to acts of insurrection at the US Capitol. Yesterday’s events added to the already unprecedented, external stressors affecting individuals, families, our community and our country. JFCS is here to help anyone in Greater Louisville who would benefit from counseling or other supports during this time …

Volunteer Spotlight: A Conversation with Madeline Abramson

The former First Lady of Louisville and former Lieutenant Governor’s wife, Madeline Abramson, began volunteering with Jewish Family & Career Services over 30 years ago. She has served in numerous leadership roles as a member of the Board of Directors, the Community Advisory Council, as MOSAIC Honorary Chair and on the search committee for the CEO. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, …

An End of Year Message from CEO, Deb Frockt

The amounts are relatively small. $88, $300, $173. A month’s wireless service so he can continue his job search. A replacement part to keep a used car safe and running for her restaurant delivery job. An old LG&E bill that has to be cleared before there is a utility hookup in their new apartment. Those are just a few of …

Helping at Hanukkah for 30 years

The Hanukkah Helpers program has been an integral part of Jewish Family & Career Services for more than 30 years. Led by the Women of Temple Shalom, Hanukkah Helpers ensures that each year client families of JFCS are given items such as clothing, toys and school supplies at Hanukkah. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, donations of physical items were …

Shop Local this Holiday Season at the JFCS 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,” said Cynthia Brown, Director of the JFCS Navigate Enterprise Center. The Jewish Family & Career Services and Kentucky Refugee Ministries Artisan Shop opened for …

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 …