Jewish Family & Career Services

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At Jewish Family & Career Services, we are guided by our Jewish values to ensure all in Greater Louisville live with dignity and purpose. Since 1908, we have served individuals and families of all faiths and backgrounds with a client-centered and compassionate approach.

We take our mission to expand possibilities for each person and every family to meet life’s challenges with confidence seriously at JFCS. Our dedicated professional staff provide services in the areas of Career Services, Counseling Services, Family Strengthening, Jewish Life, Klein Older Adult Services, and the Navigate Enterprise Center.

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Career
Services

Navigate a new career path or get support transitioning to a new sector with career coaching.

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Counseling
Services

Improve your emotional well-being and realize your life goals with individual, couple, and family counseling.

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Family
Strengthening

Identify your family’s priorities and your individual strengths to navigate life’s challenges and changes.

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Jewish
Life

Join fellow community members in living out your Jewish values through service and action.

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Klein Older
Adult Services

Maintain your independence or receive support caring for a loved one through the aging process.

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Navigate
Enterprise Center

Pursue entrepreneurship and paths toward economic self-sufficiency with personalized and individual coaching.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • I’m interested in JFCS services. How do I get started?
    • The first step in utilizing one of our services is to reach out. You can email us at services@jfcslouisville.org or call us at (502) 452-6341.

  • What is JFCS doing in response to the global COVID-19 health crisis?
    • In response to the global COVID-19 crisis, 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 clients and community members who need it most.

      JFCS continues to provide remote and virtual services but our program offerings have been adjusted in accordance with state mandates and safety protocols. For more information on these changes, please contact us at (502) 452-6341 or at services@jfcslouisville.org.

  • What services does JFCS provide?
    • We take a comprehensive and holistic approach to the assessment of our clients and all of our services fall into one of our six core service areas. These core service areas include Career Services, Counseling Services, Family Strengthening Services, Jewish Life, Klein Older Adult Services, and Navigate Enterprise Center.

      Some examples of individualized services that JFCS offers are:

      • Career Assessment and Exploration
      • Recredentialing and Career Laddering For Refugees and Immigrants
      • Individual, Couple, and Family Counseling
      • Psychiatric Medication Assessments and Medication Management
      • Direct Financial Assistance
      • Food Pantry Services
      • Parenting Coaching
      • Family Caregiving Support
      • Elder Care Transportation Services
      • Non-Medical Homecare
      • Support Groups
      • Business Training and Individual Consulting
      • Financial Education and Credit Building
      • Microlending for Underserved Entrepreneurs

       

  • Who can receive services at JFCS?
    • JFCS helps vulnerable individuals and families in the Greater Louisville area. We provide services to people of all backgrounds while also providing services to meet the particular needs of Jewish individuals and families in the region.