Parents & Families
We want to ensure that all members of the Jewish community have access to education, counseling and support for all family life issues, at all ages and stages. Whether you’re a new parent, a single parent, a parent of an adolescent or an adult child of an aging parent, our programs are designed to strengthen you, your family and your community. Remember…family is our middle name.
- Alternatives to Addiction
This program provides confidential, supportive assistance to those struggling with addiction.
- Big Pals/Little Pals
This program matches Jewish children with Jewish adults who serve as positive role models and mentors.
Our professional staff of experienced, licensed therapists has extensive experience helping community members successfully deal with a variety of issues impacting today’s families.
- Intimate Partner Abuse
Project DVORA (Domestic Violence Outreach, Response & Advocacy) seeks to create the conditions in the Jewish community to support loving, safe and respectful relationships; and build the capacity in the community to respond to domestic abuse.
- Family Life Education
JFS offers a wide variety of Family Life Education events and workshops year-round for people in need of support, guidance and expertise in order to strengthen relationships and connections to community.
- Interfaith Families
Join other interfaith couples and families in a warm, welcoming atmosphere for support and learning opportunities.
- LGBTQ Community
Educational offerings that support LGBTQ individuals, couples and parents in their relationships, families and community.
- Single Parent Family Events
Special programming (i.e. holiday gatherings, outings or our annual retreat) just for Jewish single parents and their children.
- Summer Camp Scholarships
Children from low-income families may receive scholarships to attend Jewish summer camps.
JFS collaborates with a wide variety of community organizations who provide a multitude of services for parents and families. We hope you find this list helpful and informative.
Because our services for parents and families can be found Agency-wide, please contact (206) 461-3240 or e-mail us and briefly describe your particular situation. You will be directed to the correct staff person.
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