With Warm Wishes for a Meaningful Passover

People throughout the Jewish community and across Greater Louisville turn to JFCS to better understand themselves or better their future. They come to us at the beginning of a career, […]

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In Response to Events in Atlanta

Jewish Family & Career Services joins with the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies’ response to the violent attacks against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community in Atlanta. Tuesday’s events […]

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Passover Food Drive

In the past year, Jewish Family & Career Services has seen an astounding increase in the number of people experiencing food insecurity. We have served double the number of families […]

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Purim Message from CEO, Deb Frockt

By Deb FrocktChief Executive OfficerJewish Family & Career Services We are about to celebrate a second pandemic Purim, and joyous gatherings will again be relegated to some future when we […]

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Serving Clients by Listening

¿Coma estás? How are you? Yolanda Chávez Leyva told us this is the basic, human question she always asks when meeting with children separated from their parents at the U.S./Mexico […]

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JFCS: A Year in Review

In 2020, the global COVID-19 crisis tested everything we have learned in our 112-year history as a human services agency. Our clients faced new and unexpected challenges, as did our […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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2020 Virtual Feeding Families Food Drive a Huge Success

THANK YOU to all of our supporters in the 2020 Virtual Feeding Families Food Drive! Because of you, more than 15,000 pounds of food and essential items will be distributed through the JFCS […]

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